State of modern film

October 9, 2013

Christian Harding Staff Writer If you’re like me, then nothing is more simultaneously grating and unnerving than having to constantly hear about the supposed “Death of Film”–or at least what is currently being interpreted as . . .

International short films visit Millersville

October 2, 2013

Cat Ardes Arts & Culture Editor To end the month where Summer meets Fall, Millersville’s Ware Center in Downtown Lancaster hosted The Manhattan Short Film Festival on Monday, September 30, 2013. Lovers of anything film . . .

‘Insidious Chapter 2’ lives up to original

September 18, 2013

Zachariah Swope Staff Writer Back in 2010, director James Wan (also known for the recent movie The Conjuring), released what was considered one of the best horror films of the past decade called Insidious. Three . . .

Lancaster hosts Manhattan Short Film Festival

October 3, 2012

Cat Ardes Staff Writer On Monday October 1, The Manhattan Short Film Fest was hosted at Millersville’s Ware Center in downtown Lancaster. On my way there, I figured I would see a few great films . . .

The film industry blurs the classics

April 19, 2010

As I was sitting in the theater waiting to watch “Clash of the Titans,” I heard several young kids, about 14, talking about the previews we were watching. When the preview for “A Nightmare on Elm Street” came on, one of the kids shouted “Freddy vs. Jason Two!” At this point, I realized these kids had no idea
what “A Nightmare on Elm Street” actually was. They had never seen, heard, or bothered to watch the original cult classic. . . .

Black Maria Film Festival Encourages Creativity and Imagination

February 18, 2010

The 29th Black Maria Film Festival was held at Millersville on February 13-14t as part of a 70-venue stop promoting experimental, or avant-garde, filmmaking. From 50 minute films to three minute shorts, this year’s festival encourages audience members to embrace to their creative side and accept the challenge of viewing life in different ways. . . .

RJM film maks a powerful stand

September 9, 2009

If you happened to be out on First Friday, you might have caught a glimpse of or even watched the film, “Radical Jewelry Makeover: a traveling community mining and recycling project” at Binn’s Park. . . .

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