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Bearing News

10 most anticipated summer movies

10 most anticipated summer movies

Anna Wright May 11, 2014

1. Godzilla The infamous Godzilla film franchise will return on May 16, featuring a killer cast that includes Aaron Johnson, Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen. The film will feature a comeback from perhaps...

Gravity excites, keeps audience on edge

‘Gravity’ excites, keeps audience on edge

Jay Whang October 6, 2013

If Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” is a sci-fi meditation on advanced humanity, then “Gravity” is realist drama about human survival. Director Alfonso Cuaron (“Harry Potter and the...

Kings of Summer uses simple, yet intriguing film tactics

‘Kings of Summer’ uses simple, yet intriguing film tactics

Ashleigh Atasoy August 18, 2013

Walking into The Kings of Summer, I didn’t really know what to expect. I’d seen the preview once or twice, but I didn’t really understand why I was at Ragtag. Don’t get me wrong, I love the hipster...

The group Anonymous Choir performs before the film Twenty Feet From Stardom at the Missouri Theatre. Photo by Lauren Puckett.

True/False Film Festival sends message of empathy

Lauren Puckett March 3, 2013

It's clear when you look at me that I'm a True/False virgin. First of all, I look lost. I'm turning around in circles, checking my phone and my pass, standing on tip-toes to see over the crowd. I get...

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Oscar Insight: Predictions for 2013’s Academy Awards

Lauren Puckett February 20, 2013
It's that time of year again - Oscar season. This Sunday, Feb. 24, the acclaimed academy will decide which of this year's films truly take the cake. We'll see celebrities dressed in their best, parading across the red carpet. We'll hear numerous thank-you speeches, accompanied by the occasional shed tear. We'll see directors and cinematographers holding their little golden men, beaming with pride. But, most of all, we'll get to see what is truly great in the film industry, and we'll get to honor it with the year's most prestigious television event. Several Bearing News staff members have pulled their heads together, and compiled this list of predictions for 2013's Oscar winners. We're by no means experts, but we hope readers will appreciate and enjoy our analysis of this year's cinematic experiences.

‘Anna Karenina’ opens at Ragtag, challenges ordinary cinematography

Trisha Chaudhary December 6, 2012

Set in the late 19th century Russian society and starring Keira Knightley (Pirates of the Caribbean) and Jude Law (Sherlock Holmes), Anna Karenina tells the story of an aristocrat, Anna Karenina, whose...

‘Life of Pi’ astounds, lives up to book

Blake Becker November 28, 2012

Life of Pi is a movie adaptation of the award-winning novel written by Yann Martel in 2001 and has gone to great lengths to live up to the book’s glory. With the story centered around a teenage boy...

Lights outside Ragtag Cinema illuminate the sidewalk below. Photo by Asa Lory

Broadcast cinema enhances movie experience

Maria Kalaitzandonakes November 15, 2012

There is an awkward moment between fall and winter, between falling leaves and falling snow. This in-between season is a horrible mix of cold, windy and wet. People’s confused wardrobes display winter...

‘Argo’ delivers intimate, accurate retelling of events

Jake Alden October 14, 2012

I'm going to go out on a limb and say that Ben Affleck's Argo might be one of the most historically accurate films I've ever seen. It's also an exceptionally delicious cake — metaphorically speaking,...

Silver screened artists embrace talent, potential

Silver screened artists embrace talent, potential

Adam Schoelz February 1, 2012

The movies. For more than 80 years they have represented an essential part of American culture.  The crunch of popcorn, the dark theater, the classic films and the stories, all represent a unique experience...

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