A series of monthly film screenings called Cambridge Nights, featuring professionally projected shorts made by locals, begins Sunday.
Sure, folk music fans can hit Club Passim on April 17, but that’s also the premiere (and only local) showing of “For the Love of the Music: The Club 47 Folk Revival” — a documentary about the life of the iconic Harvard Square coffeehouse and start of Club Passim.
The Oscar-nominated “Hugo” delights in giving audiences a lesson in film history, but there’s one key to the movie that doesn’t quite get the same screen time as the silent filmmaker George Melies, and that’s the silent filmmaker Harold Lloyd.
A music video by local band Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling wins a No. 6 spot in Time’s online Top 10 Everything of 2011.
An “Arrested Development” movie is getting more and more likely, and will lead off with a television miniseries that starts in Cambridge, show creator Mitchell Hurwitz said Sunday.
If you were wondering where the world headquarters of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” was, wonder no more: It’s Harvard Square. Oberon premieres a Friday live version to complement the square’s Saturday midnight showings.
Harry and the Potters, the original wrock band — that’s wizard rock, for folks who aren’t engrossed in the Harry Potter series of books — returns to Harvard Square on Friday with the inevitable companion band: Draco and the Malfoys.
In theory, I’ll see almost any kind of movie, but it’s kind of a turnoff when the Hollywood-endorsed buzz about the movie is that it’s literally, purposely dumber than the chapters that came before.
My assiduously — and, I might say, pointlessly — maintained records show I went to only 13 movies last year, but by luck four were Oscar contenders for Best Picture, which means my filmgoing looks 31 percent classy.
Anna Faris, several dozen extras and the crew shooting the romantic comedy “What’s Your Number” spent some four hours in the Porter Square T stop Saturday — many commuters will probably say they know the feeling — for shots of Faris heading down to, and boarding, a train.