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Written by: Julia Siegel Quadruple threat director, actor, screenwriter, and song writer Zoe Lister-Jones closed out the Montclair Film Festival with her hilarious new film, Band Aid. The film was a great choice to close out the festival, as it balances comedy, drama, and music perfectly. Lister-Jones, who also produced the film, participated in a post-screening Q&A film festival executive director Tom Hall. The film brings together her passions of music and filmmaking, much like what Patti Cake$ director Geremy...

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Tuesday, 09 May 2017

Written by: Julia Siegel New Jersey has some weird folklore, but no story may be crazier than the events that occurred from Orson Welles’ radio broadcast of War of the Worlds on October 30, 1938. The radio industry was forever impacted by the chaos that ensued when Welles announced that Martians were invading New Jersey. Brave New Jersey gives a comedic take on the true events that occurred in a small New Jersey town on that night and discusses the...

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Sunday, 07 May 2017

One of the staples of the Montclair Film Festival is the In Conversation Series, which teams up late night comedian and festival Advisory Board member Stephen Colbert with celebrities to discuss their lives in the entertainment industry. This year, Colbert sat down with actor/writer/director John Turturro and discussed everything from Turturro’s life growing up in Queens, New York to working with famous directors Woody Allen, Spike Lee, the Coen Brothers, Robert De Niro, and Michael Bay. No matter what the topic was, Turturro managed to...

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Thursday, 04 May 2017

Photo and Story by: Julia Siegel Film festivals typically show thought-provoking films, so it was no surprise that director Oren Moverman’s latest feature, The Dinner, made the lineup. Based on the Dutch book by Herman Koch, The Dinner uses a choppy, non-linear narrative to show how far four neurotic parents would go to protect their teenage children after they commit a horrific crime. The story unfolds through a series of flashbacks to formative times in the characters’ lives to show...

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Tuesday, 02 May 2017

Tom Hall, Executive Director of Montclair Film joined Lise Raven, Associate Professor of film here at Montclair State to talk about the upcoming Montclair Film Festival. Engineer: Corey Sullivan Producer: Mike Stringham Executive Producer: Anabella...

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Monday, 01 May 2017

Beverly Peterson, Associate Professor of Television and Digital Media; Documentary and Laila Abuelhawa joined host Kristie Keleshian on this episode to discuss MSU Film recent trip to Camaguey Cuba for a film festival. Engineer/ Board op: Katie Leonard Producer: Daniel Giacumbo/ Mike Stringham Executive Producer: Anabella...

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Friday, 21 April 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ. (April 20, 2017) – WMSC is joining 70+ college radio stations around the US for the second annual Vinylthon organized by the College Radio Foundation, the organization behind College Radio Day, in conjunction with Record Store Day.   On Saturday April 22nd, 2017 WMSC will be broadcasting music exclusively from vinyl for the entire duration of the day!     This year, CRD organizers, are awarding stations that go live for 24 hours playing only vinyl with a golden slip mat award and WMSC is a golden...

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Friday, 21 April 2017

Juan Contla, student station manager and Anabella Poland, General Manager of WMSC FM, the Voice of Montclair State join Samantha Williams to discuss the upcoming 100-hour marathon of live event programming in celebration of the station’s 50th Anniversary. Engineer: Thomas Formoso Producers: Corey Feldman, Mike Stringham and Samantha Williams Executive Producer: Anabella Poland Click here for more on our 50th Anniversary and 100-hour live...

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Friday, 14 April 2017

The Fate of the Furious is the latest film in the Fast and Furious franchise, out of Universal Studios. When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime, and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew faces trials that will test them like never before. The Fate of the Furious is the first big studio production to film in the country of Cuba since President Obama, began easing back into relations with Cuba for the first...

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Sunday, 09 April 2017

Marty Keating takes a closer look at the new movie “Boss Baby” with the...

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Friday, 07 April 2017

Pat Berry joined us on the Morning Buzz to discuss a recent story about Ifeoma White-Thorpe, a high school senior from New Jersey, who was accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools. With her extensive writing background, Berry helps potential applicants with their essay writing. She started the College Application Camp in 2014 that takes place at Montclair State University. Berry, who is a Dartmouth Alumni, talked to Alexis and Sean about what it takes to get into these schools and how...

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Thursday, 06 April 2017

Jake Bowen of Periphery called into The Metal Teddy Bear Experience to talk about the band’s upcoming tour with Norma Jean, The Contortionist and Infinity Shred. He talked about previously touring with Norma Jean and the fun times they shared. In honor of March being Metal Month, Jake recapped his most metal moments of the month. In light of Periphery taking the stage at Starland Ballroom on April Fools Day, the guitarist shared some previous pranks he and his band...

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Tuesday, 04 April 2017