For Moosejaw store manager Matt Oates, the Banff Mountain Film Festival gives local outdoorsmen the opportunity to see their passion come to life on the screen.
Since updating software last fall, Residence Halls Association, or RHA, has gotten positive feedback for it’s RHA TV On-Demand program. On the RHA website, students can watch up to 20 movies for free each month.
As more students turn to online sites for a cheaper way to watch movies, local theaters and movie rental stores might be hit by the shift. More than 27 million U.S. customers are subscribed to Netflix, according to Netflix’s 2012 financial statement released last week. The number of customers increased by more than 2 million between its third and fourth quarters in 2012, and rose by 5.48 million since the fourth quarter in 2011. Brian Ballast, district manager for the Lansing-area Family Video, said many of the customers of the Family Video locations in Lansing are MSU or Lansing Community College students. But the number of young movie renters might dwindle as Netflix rises in popularity.
To bring about some fairy-tale student appeal, the University Activities Board, or UAB, hosted an on-campus screening of Paramount Pictures’ new movie, “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” Thursday in Wells Hall.
One backpack of unknown origin, multiple stops in cities across the globe and one mysterious unidentified owner. That’s the story behind the recently premiered feature film, “The Owner,” a collaborative movie created with the help of three MSU alumni.