Based on George Orwell’s presciently terrifying novel, the movie by writer-director Michael Radford stars Richard Burton as a villain, Suzanna Hamilton as a romantic, and John Hurt as Winston Smith, a dutiful drone in a totalitarian state, who begins to fathom the depth of his oppression by a government that he always took for granted. The film will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on April 4 at nearly 200 independent art-house movie theatres across the country and several internationally, with a post-film discussion at the Cinema Arts moderated by Prof. Marty Haas, who teaches American history at Adelphi University. The date of the screening is especially relevant because it was on this day that Smith began his rebellion by making his first entry in his forbidden diary. It’s what Big Brother’s Thought Police would call a “thought crime” because they don’t want anyone thinking independently. Smith’s job at the government’s Ministry of Truth had been to rewrite history, eliminating inconvenient truths and erasing incongruent facts. For some reason, he suddenly woke up.
Just like backyard BBQs and trips to the beach, it wouldn’t be summer on Long Island without children’s summer camp adventures. From traditional day camps and sleepaway camps to genre-specific camps for kids interested in sports, science or the arts, there is no shortage of fun to choose from. What follows is a guide to summer camps on Long Island!
A 59-year-old man died after crashing his car into a tree in Huntington on Tuesday afternoon and investigators suspect that he suffered a medical emergency before the collision.
Patricia Bosworth not only knew Montgomery Clift growing up, she wrote the troubled actor's definitive biography. She crossed paths with many Hollywood legends as she carved out a career in her own light, which she recounts in her revealing new memoir.
Punk rock rebels Against Me!, known for intensely personal albums and explosive sound, hits The Paramount in Huntington Thursday, March 16 for an unforgettable night of its trademark supersonic hybrid of impassioned and introspective pop, folk, rock and country.
For fans of films and savory foods, this is the best of both worlds.
The documentary follows Kamala Lopez as she traverses the United States to tell stories of gender inequality from not only women’s rights activists but women from all walks of life.
On June 26, 2015 that long struggle paid off. That’s the day the U.S. Supreme Court, in a landmark decision, legalized same-sex marriage across the nation.
The actor best known for playing FBI Agent Fox Mulder on The X-Files is holding off on chasing TV aliens and strapping on a guitar as he takes his band on the road to promote his debut rock album, crash-landing at The Paramount in Huntington on Thursday, Feb. 23.