The Film Society’s first screening will be Shutter Island. COURTESY/@MCFILMSOCIETY By Mack Olmsted, Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor The Manhattan College Film Society returns this October with the theme “of violence and revenge.” The club originated from the Program Director of the film studies minor, Margaret Toth Ph.D. The board members this year were picked by Toth because of the interests shown by the individuals. … Continue reading The Film Society Returns With Violence and Revenge!
By Nicole Fitzsimmons, News Editor The Manhattan College Film Society has always been a place for students to unite regularly to screen movies, discuss their ideas and compete in trivia with questions about pop culture. Following a few chaotic semesters, the Film Society is hoping to come back stronger than ever and remain a welcoming place for students. “So when we were in the pandemic … Continue reading MC Film Society Continues to Unite Film Lovers on Campus
by Gillian Puma, Staff Writer The Manhattan College Film Society has shown that they have some aspiring filmmakers of their own, as two groups of students participated in the 24 Hour Film Slam in New Jersey on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2. The 24 Hour Film Slam is made responsible through FilmOneFest. FilmOneFest is a production of the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council. It is known for being … Continue reading Students from MC Film Society Win Second Place In 24 Hour Film Slam
by Madalyn Johnson, Asst. A&E Editor This past Sunday, Feb. 24, the Manhattan College Film Society hosted their annual Oscar viewing party in the fourth floor game room of Lee Hall where students watched their favorite stars and participants cast their ballots, anxious to see if their predictions for award recipients were correct. The party began with students eager to see what extravagant opening the Oscars would … Continue reading MC Film Society Hosts Oscar Viewing Party
by Taylor Brethauer, Editor-in-Chief I first saw the film “Eighth Grade” with a friend over the summer in an empty movie theater, on a spur-of-the-moment decision to go to see something in order to escape the summer heat. Originally the only reason I was interested in this film was because Bo Burnham, one of my favorite comedians, was the writer and director. I knew that anything with … Continue reading A Reflection on “Eighth Grade”
AMY CARDOZA GUEST WRITER On Wednesday, Sept. 17, the Film Society hosted a screening of the Polish film “Ida” in Hayden 100. Although the film was entirely in Polish with English subtitles, it didn’t detract from the sheer beauty of the cinematography and the powerful script. The film chronicles an orphan, Ida, who grew up in a convent in 1960s Poland. Her quiet, routine life … Continue reading Film Review of “Ida”