Thursday, July 17, 2014
IN WHAT WAYS IS THIS FILM DIFFERENT FROM OTHER MOVIES DEPICTING THE LIFE AND WORKS OF CHRIST?
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Note: due to the long runtime of the film, CineVerse will start promptly at 6:45 p.m. and conclude at 10:15 p.m. this evening to allow enough time for discussion.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
"Mary and Max," the quirky and surprisingly dark animated comedy explored at CineVerse yesterday, was a revelation for adults tired of typical animated fare geared toward kids and families. Here's a summary of what we observed:
Sunday, July 6, 2014
On July 9, World Cinema Wednesday returns to CineVerse, this time with an interesting outing from Australia: “Mary and Max” (2009; 92 minutes), a stop-motion animated feature that has a decidely adult bent, directed by Adam Elliot, chosen by Carole Bogaard. Plus: Watch a great BBC documentary on the art of animation, "From Pencils to Pixels" (2003; 49 minutes), which precedes "Mary and Max."
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Few films come as highly praised and audience beloved as "On the Waterfront." Last night, CineVerse met to hold up the magnifying glass on this 60-year-old gem. Here are the facets we observed:
HOW WOULD THIS PICTURE HAVE BEEN EYE-OPENING AND INNOVATIVE FOR 1954?
- A Streetcar Named Desire
- Viva Zapata!
- Baby Doll
- A Face in the Crowd
- East of Eden
- Splendor in the Grass
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Few movies have the power to both captivate and disgust like Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange," ranked as one of the most controversial and disturbing films ever made. CineVerse took an unblinking look at this disquieting picture and came away with these observations:
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The CineVerse calendar for July/August is now ready for viewing by visiting http://1drv.ms/1lQByg7 (you can also access it in the linkbar on our web page at www.cineversegroup.blogspot.com).
Note that two dates published in an earlier version of the paper schedule have been swapped: "On the Waterfront" is now slated for July 2, while "Hopscotch" is scheduled for July 23. Make plans to join us this summer for some word-worthy and thought-provoking films!