Film

Roxbury International Film Festival opens with a hybrid format

23rd annual RoxFilm features more than 70 films including works by local filmmakers A film from Zimbabwe, a story of Roxbury high school senior, and a US-made comedy that was overlooked because of the pandemic are among the highlights of the 23rd annual Roxbury International Film Festival, which is slated to run in a hybrid …

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Emerson ‘alum’ Emma McGill lands TV gig before she gets her diploma

I’d tell them it was actually my first job having graduated from college. Emma McGill Let’s be totally honest, all acting students train to work their craft and expect to toil for a long time waiting for that big break. For recent Emerson College graduate, Emma McGill, things happened pretty quickly as the acting student …

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Oscars 2021 brought back some of the glamour that had been missing in the last year

From gold worn head to toe, to exposed mid-sections, to oversized shoulders, the 93rd annual Academy Awards ceremony brought a bit of old-Hollywood glamour to the fore in what is the first in-person awards ceremony since, well, the 2020 Oscars that was held just before the world shutdown in the Covid-19 pandemic. Nothing about Sunday …

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78th Annual Golden Globes: Celebrity Statement Pieces and Stunning Fashion

Although we are in a time where we may not be able to celebrate the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards, the hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (Tina was in the Rainbow Room in New York City and Amy was in the event’s traditional home, the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills) …

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Practicing ‘social distancing’? Here’s some entertainment you can enjoy from home

In light of the recent events keeping us all inside and deprived of more public forms of entertainment. Here’s a list of 10 shows that are best to binge while stuck at home: Parks & Recreation, Netflix A Comedy that defines Classic. While this show may have wrapped five years ago and never got the …

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Laurence Fishburne, Jared Harris dazzle the crowd at San Diego International Film Festival

SAN DIEGO – Six days brought the film world to San Diego as the 18th installment of the San Diego International Film Festival stole the focus from Los Angeles last week and saw the Southern California premiere of several films that are already generating award season buzz. That hum intensified into a roar with the …

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Emerson’s Georden West among film Academy’s honorees

LOS ANGELES, CA — An Emerson College student turned instructor has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the “Oscar” people). Georden West is one of 16 students as winners of the 46th Student Academy Awards competition for the film Patron Saint. For 2019, the Student Academy Awards competition received a …

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MASSACHUSETTS NATIVE RUTH E. CARTER, “BLACK PANTHER” COSTUME DESIGNER, OTHERS JOIN ACADEMY BOARD

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2019–20 Board of Governors, including Massachusetts native Ruth E. Carter, of the costume designers branch. They will assume their posts July 1. Born in Springfield, MA, Carter won an Oscar in 2019 for her work on “Black Panther.” …

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‘Long Shot’: A Film Insider Series Exclusive Screening

By Jeanne Ferris SAN DIEGO – Hundreds turned out for the San Diego Film Foundation’s Film Insider Series special pre-release screening of Long Shot, which stars Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen, an unlikely duo at the center of an unlikely, but charming, comedy. At the Series screening, held every month through July at ArcLight Cinemas, …

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SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROCKS THE RED CARPET

    SAN DIEGO — One of this town’s biggest and best events took place last week and the celebrities came down to party. The San Diego International Film Festival’s “Night of the Stars Party,” held at the glamorous Pendry hotel, was electrifying in the excitement and buzz around this year’s honorees. Topher Grace, Kenny …

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DENZEL, TAKE 2! ‘THE EQUALIZER’ RETURNS TO GIVE BOSTON A CLOSEUP

  By Anna Paula Goncalves   Denzel Washington does it again! In his first career sequel, Washington is back as the retired agent Robert McCall in “The Equalizer 2.”  In addition to Washington, director Antoine Fuqua returned to helm EQ2 as did actors Melissa Leo and Bill Pullman. The film also features Pedro Pascal and …

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