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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...

‘Stop Making Sense’ is considered the best music documentary ever

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Coming to the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Oct. 6, is the 2023 remastered documentary of the Talking Heads “Stop Making Sense” from 1984....

Every vote counts at the Manhattan Short Film Festival

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The Manhattan Short Film Festival begins at the M.V. Film Center on Thursday, Sept. 28, and continues through Sunday, Oct. 1. It’s the 26th...

‘Scrapper’ gives us a story about a feisty girl

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“Scrapper” returns to the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Sept. 22, after a run at the International Film Festival. This charming comedy tells the...

‘Jules’ is a visitor from a different world

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“Jules” is the film playing at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Sept. 15. Directed by Oscar nominee Marc Turtletaub, this sci-fi comedy features...

A friendship grows in the mountains

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Playing as part of the MV Film Center’s International Film Festival on Thursday, Sept. 7, is “The Eight Mountains.” Adapted from the novel by...

18th annual International Film Festival comes to the Film Center

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Arriving at the M.V. Film Center on Tuesday, Sept. 5, is the International Film Festival, now in its 18th year. It will run for...

Another side to the atomic bombmakers

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“A Compassionate Spy” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Sunday, August 27. This remarkable documentary tells the story of Ted Hall, the Manhattan...

‘Oppenheimer’: The brilliant physicist and the nuclear bomb

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Directed by Christopher Nolan, this film, biography and thriller, tells about J. Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant theoretical physicist responsible for America’s first nuclear bomb....