Avon Cinema

Oscar Nominated Shorts At Avon

Movie fans should head over to the Avon and check out this year’s Oscar nominated short subjects. They will be screened in the three categories: Animated, Live Action, and Documentary. The New York Times reviewer was not thrilled with the live action entries, “Fans of sticky sentiment will be delighted with this bundle of live-action …

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‘Benediction’ At Avon

Director Terence Davies explores the turbulent life of First World War poet, Siegfried Sassoon, in ‘Benediction’ playing at the Avon Cinema now through June 23. Sassoon was a complex man who survived the horrors of fighting in the First World War, and was decorated for his bravery, but who became a vocal critic of the …

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Oscar Nominated Shorts At Avon

[Schedule extended through March 31.] Seen here is “Robin Robin” — featuring Richard E. Grant and Gillian Anderson — one of the animated nominees you can catch at the Oscar Shorts at the Avon. The three categories — animation, live action, and documentary are shown in separate batches: Animation — 4:10pm & 6:20pm, Saturday, Sunday, …

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Free Screenings — Avon Cinema

(11.21) Good news for procrastinating Wes Anderson fans, “The French Dispatch” has been held over due to popular demand. And this weekend, the Avon has hooked up with a streaming service for a special invitation to Anderson devotees and those who may just be Anderson-curious: Pluto TV and Avon Cinema are offering free movies and …

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Low Anthem On Thayer Street — Tickets Still Available

Don’t forget the special event (they are calling it Strats-on-Avon) Thursday night at the Avon Cinema. The Low Anthem will headline with Death Vessel and Brown Bird in support. (I could have sworn Annie had posted about this but I must have been hallucinating again.) I love the idea of the Avon hosting live music …

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separation of church and state — the movie

If you’ve been looking for a movie that doesn’t have Morgan Freeman, I think I found one. Persepolis is still at the Avon Cinema. It is up for an Oscar in the ‘Animated Feature’ category, but that should read ‘Best Picture’. It’s the wrenching, but frequently funny, tale of life in Iran since the Shah …

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