film

"Man of Steel" soars

by (OmarJTodd)

Submitted 06-17-2013 under OPINION

I admit I was nervous walking into Zack Snyder’s "Man of Steel." Having seen the schizophrenic nightmare that was "Sucker Punch" and hearing the rumors buzzing around the internet, it didn’t fill me with high hopes....

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Ride your bike to Grand Rapids Clips: Beer and Film Tour

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 06-16-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

A bike and beer inspired picnic and outdoor film screening will take over Ah Nab Awen Park in front of the Gerald R. Ford Museum this Friday, June 21, from 8:30- 11:30 p.m.  New Belgium beers will be available for purchase at the picnic-style...

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist opens at UICA

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 06-07-2013 under OPINION

Mira Nair’s film adaptation of The Reluctant Fundamentalist opens at the UICA this weekend. Based on the novel of the same name, it follows the trajectory of Changez Khan, a Pakistani student who comes to America in the late 90s in search of...

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"Room 237" and "The Shining" screening at UICA

by (annogus)

Submitted 04-30-2013 under OPINION

At 3:00 a.m., I bolted upright in a cold sweat. Jack Torrance’s frozen face swam before my eyes. The sight of my body pillow made me jump, and I poked at it cautiously to make sure it was more pillow than body. Oh, the logic of dreams. Two...

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"The We and the I" lacks Gondry's unique visual flair at UICA

by (Renato)

Submitted 04-25-2013 under OPINION

I really wanted to like “The We and the I.” Prior to watching the film, I knew Michel Gondry directed and co-wrote it, so my hopes were sky-high. Gondry is must-see cinema. He has created some of the most visually interesting, creative...

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"Like Someone in Love" at UICA explores human emotions, relationships

by (Renato)

Submitted 04-17-2013 under OPINION

At one point during Abbas Kiarostami’s film, “Like Someone in Love,” I literally said out loud, “I don’t know where this is going.” An Official Selection of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, “Like...

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On the Road delivers at UICA

by (erickehoe)

Submitted 04-08-2013 under OPINION

Jack Kerouac never imagined his sprawling 1957 novel "On the Road" as a film. The unfiltered, energetic work of literature could not be confined to ninety minutes of rising action, climax and resolution. But "On the Road" as a...

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"Wonder Women" at UICA traces evolution of American superheroines

by (annogus)

Submitted 03-07-2013 under OPINION

Wonder Women: The Untold Story of Female Superheroines is a documentary from filmmaker Kristy Guevara-Flanagan. From World War II to Women’s Liberation, from Reaganism to Riot Grrls, the film examines the pop-culture legacies of female heroes...

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Catalyst Radio: GRIID issues findings of Normalizing Male Dominance film study

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-01-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW A new study examining gender representation in 67 major films from the past year has just been released by Grand Rapids Institute for Information...

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UICA screening 2013 Oscar shorts

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 02-14-2013 under OPINION

The UICA is providing a unique opportunity to enhance Grand Rapids’ Oscar-viewing experience this year. Right up until the Oscar broadcast on February 24, the UICA is screening all the nominees for the following categories: “Documentary...

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