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Love’s magic captivates in ‘The Shape of Water’

Updated 7:20 am, Thursday, Feb. 1*“The Shape of Water,” already crowned with two Golden Globes and a near-record 13 Oscar nominations, plays at the...

‘Call Me by Your Name’: First love, full of passion

“Call Me by Your Name,” a rapturous celebration of first love, is on the roster at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this week. Starring...

High fashion mixes with high romance in ‘Phantom Thread’

Opening this weekend at the M.V. Film Center is “Phantom Thread,” starring Daniel Day-Lewis as a British fashion designer named Reynolds Woodcock. Reputed to...

Gary Oldman shines as Churchill in ‘Darkest Hour’

“Darkest Hour,” the new Churchill biopic starring Gary Oldman, is currently playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. Complete with facial prosthetics and a...

The mystery and magnificence of Vincent van Gogh revealed

In a New Year’s gift from the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center, “Loving Vincent” screens this weekend. This amazing film by husband and wife directors...

Ten must-see films viewed this year

In addition to its commercial movie theaters, Martha’s Vineyard is lucky enough to host film series — festivals year-round at the M.V. Film Center;...

Frances McDormand is at her best in ‘Three Billboards’

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” arrives at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this pre-Christmas weekend. Starring Frances McDormand, it has already earned six Golden...

The world through the eyes of filmmaker Agnès Varda

The remarkable documentary “Faces Places” comes to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. It is filmmaker Agnès Varda’s latest work, made in collaboration...

‘The Florida Project’ — life on the dark side of Orlando

“The Florida Project,” surely one of the year’s best films, comes to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. It digs deep into the...

Wiseman’s N.Y. Public Library doc comes Sunday for free

“Ex Libris,” Frederick Wiseman’s documentary about the N.Y. Public Library, comes to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center at 2 pm on Sunday, Dec. 3....

Christine, a.k.a. Lady Bird, comes of age

Opening this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center is the charming coming-of-age comedy “Lady Bird.” This Lady Bird is not to be confused...

‘The Square’ skewers the art world

“The Square,” a Swedish satire of the art world, continues to play at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. Screening on Saturday, Nov....

The story of Jane Goodall, and Swiss women’s suffrage

Conservationists, animal lovers, and the rest of us will enjoy “Jane,” the new documentary about chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall, which opens at the Martha’s...

‘Walk With Me’ celebrates mindfulness

“Walk With Me,” a documentary describing the monastic world of Plum Village in southwest France, comes to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center for one...

‘Columbus’ celebrates architecture and relationships

“Columbus,” a quietly eloquent film, comes to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. Directed by Kogonada (a pseudonym for an unnamed Korean-American filmmaker)...

In ‘Brad’s Status,’ everybody else is better off

With Ben Stiller at the helm as Brad Sloan, the domestic comedy “Brad’s Status” comes to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. Running...

‘Victoria and Abdul’

In “Victoria and Abdul,” Queen Victoria, who reigned for 63 years, strikes up an unexpected friendship with a young Indian man almost one-third her...

Manhattan Shorts features films from all over the world

Hot on the heels of the Vineyard’s own International Film Festival comes Manhattan Shorts, with 10 films from around the world. It’s the 20th...

Best of the Fest brings back ‘Lost in Paris’ and ‘The Fencer’

“Lost in Paris” and “The Fencer,” two audience favorites from the Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival, return this weekend to the Film Center. “Lost...

‘After the Storm’ and ‘The Midwife’ return to Film Center

Two popular entries from the Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival, “After the Storm” and “The Midwife,” will replay at the Film Center this weekend....