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A vacation gone awry in ‘Golden Years’

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"Golden Years" arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, March 1. This comedy with the ironic title concerns a retired couple who go...

‘Perfect Days’ celebrates beauty in everyday life

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In a run-up to the Oscars, "Perfect Days" arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Feb. 23. The film was directed by Wim...

A great filmmaker joins a great artist

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Coming to the M.V. Film Center this weekend is Wim Wenders’ 2023 documentary, “Anselm.” This is not a documentary in any ordinary sense, but...

‘The Zone of Interest’ and the banality of evil

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“The Zone of Interest,” about an apparently ordinary Nazi family living next to Auschwitz concentration camp, comes to the M.V. Film Center on Friday,...

Yorgos Lanthimos’s odd and imaginative new film

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“Poor Things” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 pm. Directed by Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, this film is...

A grouchy cab driver is won over in ‘Driving Madeleine’

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“Driving Madeleine” opens at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Jan. 19. This film is a delightful story of two characters confined in the...

Filmmaker Kaurismäki’s ‘Fallen Leaves’

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“Fallen Leaves” plays at the M.V. Film Center starting on Friday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 pm. Directed by Oscar nominee Aki Kaurismäki, this comedy...

Tour de force: Jon Batiste’s ‘American Symphony’

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“American Symphony” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 7:30 pm. This documentary follows the career of the tour de...

Top 10 films of the year

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Here they come: the top 10 films of the year. Of course, you, the viewers, may have your own ideas of what’s best. Let...

A boy and his mother in a Japanese film

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“Monster” will play at the M.V. Film Center on Jan. 5. A challenging drama set in Japan, the director and editor Kore-eda Hirokazu was...

The fastest racing car

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“Ferrari” plays at the M.V. Film Center on Thursday, Dec. 21. No racing car has had the success of Ferrari, the Italian sports car...

A boy searches for his mother

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“The Boy and the Heron” opens at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Dec. 22. This animated film is by the Oscar-winning director Hayao...

The world-famous conductor and his wife in ‘Maestro’

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“Maestro” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Dec. 15. It tells the story of the tour-de-force conductor Leonard Bernstein, played by Bradley...

A curmudgeonly prep school professor babysits the left-behinds

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Playing at the M.V. Film Society this week is “The Holdovers,” an awardwinning comedy about a crew of preppies stuck at Barton Academy, their...

Warren Miller provides the best ski experience

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Warren Miller’s “All Time” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Saturday, Nov. 18. This film describes the work of the legendary cinematographer who...

What happens when two former lovers get stranded together?

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“What Happens Later” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Nov. 10. This rom-com stars director Meg Ryan as Willa and David Duchovny...

How did Samuel fall and die?

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“Anatomy of a Fall” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Nov. 3, running through the weekend and into next week. Directed by...

Love comes at last in this Italian film

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“Never Too Late for Love,” a 2022 Italian romantic comedy, comes to the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Oct. 27, and plays through Nov....

‘Golda’: The legendary Israeli leader

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“Golda” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Thursday, Oct. 19, and also plays Oct. 21 and 22. Unfortunately, this 2023 biography of Israel’s...

Joan Baez sings as part of the Women in Film Festival

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The fifth annual Martha’s Vineyard Women in Film Festival begins on Friday, Oct. 13, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 15. As a celebration of...