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This week on College Hill

There’s a lot going on at Brown this week. Check out the calendar for everything, but in there early part of the week, there’s this: Monday, 8:30-10PM Blood Diamond Macmillan 117 Come watch the movie Blood Diamond and engage in a follow up discussion about

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Wes Anderson’s ‘Hotel Chevalier’ On ITunes

Hotel Chevalier, Wes Anderson’s micro-online-prologue to The Darjeeling Limited is now up and free on Itunes. The short film takes place two weeks before the movie’s story and features a graphic sex scene between Natalie Portman (Yes!) and Jason Schwartzman (Check please…). The nude scene

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Wednesday: Film Noir in the Speakeasy

  Local 121 and Scotty Duhamel are kicking off their new film series this week, with a showing of Kiss Me Deadly. October 10th Kiss Me Deadly (1955). Director Robert Aldrich kicks this 1950’s noir classic into total vroom-vroom overdrive in this brutally streamlined version

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A Fistful of Quarters

I haven’t seen much Providence press about one of the most engaging documentaries of the year: The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, which covers the heated rivalry between contenders for the world record score for Donkey Kong. It was the big hit at

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Interview With ‘Control’ Producer Orion Williams

I’m one of those nerds who watches 24 Hour Party People at least once a month, I’ve read the book it was based on at least half a dozen times, and I’m desperately searching for a used copy of Deborah Curtis’ legendary and incredibly out-of-print

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Brotherhood Kick-Off Shindig

On Thursday we can all join Rhode Island’s beautiful people for a free screening of the first two episodes of season two of the Brotherhood. If you get your jollies watching people get beat up, shot, and pummeled with various objects, you’ll enjoy this preview.

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Latin Films Rule

The Providence Latin American Film Festival fills the chasm between the Rhode Island International Film festival and its horror-driven little sister. Last September I caught the expert Brazilian feature “Arena” and this year I’m at least going to check the dark Argentine comedy “Cara De

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“Lost in Woonsocket”

28 September 2007, 7:30pm Blackstone Valley Visitor Center Theatre Come and watch the acclaimed documentary film, “Lost in Woonsocket,” an inspirational story illustrating the realities of homelessness, alcoholism and addiction involving two Rhode Islanders. All proceeds of the screening will go to St. Paul’s Emergency

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An Evening with Fernando Birri

  Monday, 9/24: An evening with Latin American film director Fernando Birri, List Art, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Acclaimed Argentine director Fernando Birri will speak at the List Art Center (64 College St.) on September 24th at 6:00 p.m. in an event sponsored by the Center for

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Awww, They Grow Up So Fast

If this were 1996, my mom and dad would be schlepping me over to Joey Frank’s parents’ house this weekend to break the Yom Kippur fast. But it’s 2007, and I don’t fast for nobody (well, except for SEIU, sometimes). I haven’t got much to