Blue is the Warmest Colour (dir. Abdellatif Kechiche) made headlines around the world when it was awarded the Palme d’Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. This was the first time both director and actors received this honour, making Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux the only women besides Jane Campion to have been given this recognition. The Princeton […]
As part of March’s [Independent Film Series], the Princeton Film Society screened Moon (dir. Duncan Jones) on 13th March at McCormick. Moon tells the story of Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell), an astronaut who has been in space for three years in isolation. The year is 2035 and Sam works at an automated lunar facility that mines helium-3 for […]
Brief announcement before the event recap: The Princeton Film Society has decided to bring back our popular voting system on Facebook. This means that Society members select eight films (from a chosen monthly theme eg. Romance) each month that will be screened. Two of the eight films will be selected each week for a Head-to-Head competition on our […]
This past Friday, PFS screened Under the Skin, a provocative sci-fi thriller starring Scarlett Johansson. In keeping with this month’s theme of Independent Films, Under the Skin is not to be taken as a traditional Hollywood mega-production, although it impresses the viewer and conveys a utter sense of dread and all the same. The film reads more […]
This Thursday, as part of our February theme of Great Movie Romances, the Princeton Film society screened Casablanca (1942) at McCormick 106. We had the pleasure of having Michael Cramer, a Lecturer at the Lewis Center for the Arts, give a talk about the historical and cultural significance of the film before the screening. Cramer discussed the historical context […]
Just a quick recap- this past Friday, PFS hosted a screening of Woody Allen’s Annie Hall, starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton. Next Friday’s screening in PFS’s Great Movie Romances series will be Spike Jonze’s Her in McCormick 106 on Feb 13 at 8 P.M.
This past Friday, PFS screened Bad Santa, Terry Zwigoff’s Christmas comedy, as part of its holiday series. Starring Billy Bob Thornton, Bad Santa depicts the lackluster life of a Santa impersonator (Thornton) who, along with his height-challenged elf-helper (Tony Cox), goes through the motions of photo-posing mall-Santa by day and robs the same mall blind […]