“Wrinkle in Time” cast Reply

By Pavel Zlatin1851 Staff 

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Photo courtesy of IMDB

An incredibly ambitious project that didn’t live up to viewers’ expectations, “A Wrinkle in Time” is a science-fantasy adventure film, released on March 9, is based on Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 novel. The movie was directed by Ava DuVernay, known for her 2014 historical drama “Selma,” and written by Jennifer Lee.

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“Colors” exhibit cures winter blues Reply

By Emily Long & Pavel Zlatin – 1851 Staff

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A rendition of Monet’s “Water Lilies” by the class at Rockwell Preschool. Photo by Cristina Serratore

Although March 20 marked the official start of spring, warm temperatures and t-shirts are nowhere in sight. For a fresh taste of spring weather, Lasell Village is hosting an intergenerational art exhibit, appropriately entitled “Colors,” from now until April 5.  More…

Preview: What to look for at the Academy Awards Reply

By Paris Adams & Pavel Zlatin – 1851 Staff

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The West Newton Cinema on Washington Street is currently featuring a selection of Oscar nominated movies. Photo by Paris Adams

The 90th Academy Awards will be held on March 4. With the help of host Jimmy Kimmel, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be presenting the prestigious Oscar awards to the best films of 2017.

The Academy has been criticized in the past for lacking diversity and equality within the nomination categories, however this year’s nominations include a wonderfully diverse selection of artists of all genders and backgrounds.  More…

“Reactions” provokes thoughts Reply

By Pavel Zlatin – 1851 Staff 

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Brianna Tepper’s “Reactions” was displayed in the Wedeman Art Gallery from November 4-8 and featured pieces from emerging artists in the area. Photo courtesy of Vladimir Zimakov

On Saturday, November 4, Brianna Tepper’s exhibit titled “Reactions” opened at the Wedeman Art Gallery. The artist’s reception featured various performers who shared their poems, songs, and stories with the audience.  More…

“It” isn’t worth the money 1

By Seán McGlone and Pavel Zlatin – Editor-in-Chief and 1851 Staff

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The remake of Stephen King’s “It” was released on 
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In the remake of the 1990 horror movie, based off of Stephen King’s novel of the same name, Bill Skarsgård plays the demonic clown, Pennywise, who terrorizes the fictional town of Derry in the summer of 1989 in “It.”

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“Ghost In The Shell”: The book is better Reply

By Pavel Zlatin 1851 Staff 

What is the most annoying phrase occurring in most movie discussions? “The book is better.” This approach has always seemed shallow to me. In most cases, it is just impossible to compare a movie to a book. Those are completely different mediums, and it’s important to remember that a movie is not supposed to be a visual copy of a book, but more of a director’s remake.

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