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‘A Hidden Life’ presents a vision of antiwar conviction

“Honeyland” and “Parasite” return to the M.V. Film Society this weekend. Coming at the beginning of February is “The Hidden Life,” Terrence Malick’s latest...

The Great War told through the eyes of two soldiers

Arriving at the M.V. Film Center this weekend is “1917,” a WWI cinematic extravaganza by director Sam Mendes. Following the mission of two young...

Adam Sandler plays jeweler in ‘Uncut Gems’

“Uncut Gems” finishes its run at the MV Film Center this weekend. Adam Sandler plays Howard Ratner in what some critics call an Oscar-worthy...

‘Fantastic Fungi’ documentary makes mushroom magic

The documentary "Fantastic Fungi: The Mushroom Movie" comes to the M.V. Film Center on Jan. 10. It will surprise and amaze viewers. Who would...

Best of the Best: A vote for the year’s top films

Picking the top films of the year among those shown on-Island is always a challenge. With two independent film venues — the M.V. Film...

‘Bombshell’ brings down Fox News’ Roger Ailes

The #MeToo movement gets its first real film in the ironically titled “Bombshell.” The name is sometimes associated with good-looking women.The star-studded cast includes...

Two powerful leaders contend with each other in ‘The Two Popes’

“The Two Popes” is a compelling look at Vatican politics and the men in the middle of it. Anthony Hopkins plays Pope Benedict XVI,...

Love is on the rocks in ‘Marriage Story’

“Marriage Story” director Noah Baumbach’s latest star-studded film about a couple’s domestic issues is playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. The couple, Nicole...

A masterpiece from Scorsese in ‘The Irishman’

Martin Scorsese’s latest film, “The Irishman,” comes to the M.V. Film Center this weekend. Among this director’s greatest films, it is a haunting portrait...

Watch two film greats in ‘The Good Liar’

Starring Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen, “The Good Liar” is playing at the M.V. Film Center. This romp says a lot about lying, with...

Almodóvar reaches new heights in ‘Pain and Glory’ 

Pedro Almodóvar’s latest film, “Pain and Glory,” is playing at the M.V. Film Center. Without being showy, it is a tour de force. Antonio...

The remarkable Harriet Tubman comes to life at the Film Center

“Harriet,” a celebration of Harriet Tubman, is now playing at the M.V. Film Center. It’s about time Hollywood produced a film about this legendary...

Judith Neeld’s ‘Collected Poems’

In the pantheon of Vineyard poets, the late Judith Neeld reigns. Her “Collected Poems” illustrates how broad her reach and how deep her vision...

‘More News Tomorrow’

Vineyard summer resident Susan Richards Shreve reaches into the past in her latest novel, “More News Tomorrow,” published this summer. It is a story...

Traveling back to the Sixties with one of music’s greats

Playing at the M.V. Film Center, “David Crosby: Remember My Name,” takes the viewer on a trip back to the late Sixties with rock...

Newest Film Center festival is Women in Film

The Island’s first annual Women in Film Festival comes to the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Oct. 25, Saturday, Oct. 26, and Sunday, Oct....

Comedian Jimmy Tingle will tickle funny bones at Film Center

Politics and humor are on board at the M.V. Film Center Saturday, Oct.19. Boston comedian Jimmy Tingle will bring his latest one-man show, “20/20...

A handmade tale at Chilmark Pottery

For Chilmark Pottery, this September proved better than high-season July. Owner Geoffrey Borr attributes the fact to climate change, finding that weather is the...

‘The Bra’ and ‘Judy’ playing at the Film Center

“The Bra,” one of the favorites from September’s International Film Festival, returns to the M.V. Film Center this weekend. Directed by the German filmmaker...

Journalist Molly Ivins raised hell and told it like is

Opening at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Oct. 4, is “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins.” The Texas journalist loved...