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Sep19

mother!

I got the point when they killed the baby, I didn’t need to see them eat the baby. This particular scene, near the end of the movie, could be a metaphor for the entirety of Darren Aronofsky’s mother!. Long after Aronofsky has made his point he keeps...
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Sep19

Stephen Soderbergh Returns with Logan Lucky

In 2013, Steven Soderbergh retired from filmmaking. “The worst development in film-making – particularly in the last five years – is how badly directors are treated,” he said in an interview with New York Magazine on his retirement, “…I...
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Aug08

The Best of 2017 So Far

As summer closes, studios prepare to debut their Oscar hopefuls at  fall film festivals and then to audiences, which makes now a good time to look back on the year so far. These are the films not to be missed before the heavy hitters of fall and winter...
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Jul25

All the Young Dudes

Mid-summer tends to feel like a cinematic wasteland. Most of the major studio tent poles have been released and we are still a month or two away from the more serious films of Oscar season. Three movies aimed to inject some originality into theaters and...
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Jul11

CASTING CALL!

CASTING CALL: Looking for actors for two upcoming short films that will be shot as part of our summer workshops! See below for film and role descriptions. Please contact immediately if interested.   KEY DATES (For both films) Shooting Dates:  Wednesday,...
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Jun20

Wonder Woman and the Power of the Female Moviegoer

Colin Trevorrow’s first feature Safety Not Guaranteed was made for $750,000 and found most of its viewers when it arrived on Netflix. Patty Jenkins’ first film Monster was made for $8 million and was met with high critical praise and an Oscar for...
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Jun16

It Takes a Village

This week we started our Introduction to Animation camp and so far, it is safe to say, we have some super CREATIVE students in Light House Studio! On the first day of camp, we spent the morning learning about the history of animation and the many different...
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May09

Wolves at Vinegar Hill Theatre

Last month at Vinegar Hill Theater, we were joined by director Bart Freundlich for a screening of his newest film, Wolves. During the Question and Answer portion with Freundlich after the film, he stated that Wolves was “30 years in the making.” It...
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Apr25

Local Actors: Casting Call!

Looking for extras for an upcoming film shoot on either Saturday, April 29th or Saturday, May 6th. Both adults & children needed – no lines! Interested? Email Amanda for details: amanda@lighthousestudio.org. — Are you or your child a...
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Apr25

La La Land: Oh, what a lovely film

by: Caroline Cox The opening scene of La La Land immediately places the audience in the stereotypical Los Angeles scene- a crowded freeway.  Then within the opening lines of the first song, another stereotype is revealed, the idea that everyone in LA...
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