Tagged: Film

BU Quad Senior Bucket List

Starting on March 1, the senior editorial staff  from the Quad began contributing weekly posts outlining the activities, places and trips all Boston-area college students should have on their bucket list.  A total of 10 posts makes up what these graduating seniors believe to be the most compelling, noteworthy “must-do’s” for all underclassmen to accomplish […]

BU Quad Bucket List #5: Boston’s Alternative Movie Theaters

By Paul Squire (@pauljsquire) and Monica Castillo (@purplegirl8485), the Quad writers It’s late on a Friday night, and you’ve got a craving for popcorn. You gather up your friends and head to the local multiplex. But just around the corner are other movie theaters, ones you’ve probably never noticed before, stuffed full of the greatest […]

Month-long women’s film festival starts tonight

Women’s studies is hosting month-long film festival WOMEN TAKE THE REEL: A film festival celebrating Women’s History Month, along with their Graduate Consortium (GCMS) counterparts (MIT, Boston College, Brandeis University, Harvard University, Northeastern University, Simmons College and UMass Boston), starting tonight with a screening of Never Perfect by Regina Park at MIT.  On Tuesday, March […]

And the nominees are…

The nominations for the 82nd Academy Awards are in!  BU’s Paul Schneider, Chairman of the College of Communication Department of Film & Television and a member of the Directors Guild of America, shares his predictions for who may be going home with a statue on March 7th: “The Academy seems to have achieved one of […]

Discussion on legendary film director Robert Altman tonight

The life and work of legendary film director Robert Altman will be celebrated at a symposium tonight at 5:30 PM, marking the publication of a new Altman biography and the 40th anniversary of his seminal film, “M*A*S*H.”  Favorite Altman actors Elliott Gould, Sally Kellerman, and Michael Murphy will be joined in a panel discussion by […]

Golden Globes a hint at Oscars?

The George Clooney-led serio-comedy “Up in the Air” led the Golden Globe nominations, but will that translate into Academy Award noms later this season?  Hard to tell, says Film & TV Department Chairman Paul Schneider, though he expects considerable overlap. “‘Invictus’ did not get a picture nomination but Clint Eastwood did – so that is […]

“Frost/Nixon” — Hollywood meets history

With the Ron Howard film “Frost/Nixon” opening nationwide, BU journalism professor Bob Zelnick reflects on his role as a producer hired by British talk-show host David Frost for those historic interviews with the disgraced former president. “Before each one of them, I would marshal all the material we had, digest it, and try and anticipate […]

Award-Winning Film Director to Lecture and Host Discussion of her Work

The Boston University Women’s Studies Program and the Humanities Foundation will welcome Hilary Brougher, award-winning director of the 2006 film festival favorite Stephanie Daley, for a lecture and discussion of her work on Wednesday, November 19 from 4-6 pm. The groups will also host a screening of the film on Monday, November 17 from 3-5 […]