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Cosford Cinema hosts ‘Moonlight’ screening, discussion with playwright Tarell McCraney
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Cosford Cinema hosts ‘Moonlight’ screening, discussion with playwright Tarell McCraney

Playwright Tarell McCraney participated in a Q&A session with University of Miami President Julio Frenk Wednesday evening at the Cosford Cinema after a screening of “Moonlight,” the Academy Award-nominated film that was inspired by one of McCraney’s plays. “Tarell is a son of Miami, he is an artist of Miami, he is a creator of…

‘Moonlight,’ based on former professor’s play, nominated for 8 Academy Awards
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‘Moonlight,’ based on former professor’s play, nominated for 8 Academy Awards

“Moonlight,” the independent film based on a play by former University of Miami theater professor Tarell McCraney, has been nominated for eight Academy Awards just two weeks after taking home the award for Best Motion Picture – Drama at the 74th-annual Golden Globes. McCraney recently stepped down from his teaching role on Dec. 31 shortly after being named…

Miami-grown ‘Moonlight’ wins best picture at 74th Golden Globes
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Miami-grown ‘Moonlight’ wins best picture at 74th Golden Globes

Update, 12:18 p.m., Jan. 9, 2017: Tarell McCraney officially stepped down from his UM faculty position Dec. 31, but will still be on campus in the spring semester to work on pending projects.  “Moonlight,” the 2016 independent film based on Tarell McCraney’s play, “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue,” took home Best Motion Picture – Drama…

Get into holiday spirit with best classic, modern Christmas movies
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Get into holiday spirit with best classic, modern Christmas movies

Every year, film fanatics and casual moviegoers alike binge-watch classic holiday films on Netflix. For folks looking to get into the Christmas spirit after stuffing their bellies with turkey and watching football on Thanksgiving, there’s nothing like a holiday-movie marathon to get your sleigh bells jingling. Check out these six classic Christmas movies to watch…

‘Arrival’ revisits higher-order science fiction
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‘Arrival’ revisits higher-order science fiction

Ostensibly, “Arrival” is another alien-invasion movie: 12 sinister, floating ships appear all around the world and threaten civilization as we know it. And yet at its heart, the craftful film adaptation of Ted Chiang’s “Story of Your Life” is a movie about humans – about how we experience language, time and the persistence of love….

‘Doctor Strange’ stuns with magic, visual effects
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‘Doctor Strange’ stuns with magic, visual effects

In a world where every month seems to bring a new superhero movie, “Doctor Strange” magically rises above the usual origin story to provide amazing visuals, a quick pace and an overarching plot that will affect the entire Marvel universe. “Doctor Strange” tells the story of Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), a renowned, successful neurosurgeon….

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