Category Archives: Big Screen

Old Town native filmmaker Aron Gaudet’s new movie, “Crook County,” to be produced by Adam McKay

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Gita Pullapilly and Aron Gaudet, from left, direct Sarah Sutherland in "Beneath the Harvest Sky" filmed in The County in August and September of 2012.

Old Town native Aron Gaudet and his filmmaking partner and wife, Gita Pullapilly, are in the midst of readying production on their third feature film, “Crook County.” It was announced last week that Adam McKay, director of the Oscar-winning film “The Big Short,” has signed on to executive produce the film with his Gary Sanchez Productions […]

New film adaptation of Stephen King’s “It” reveals its redesigned Pennywise

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Entertainment Weekly revealed on Tuesday morning the redesigned costume for Pennywise, the horrible inter-dimensional clown monster at the center of “It.” While most King fans are accustomed to Tim Curry’s creepy clown from the 1990 miniseries, director Andy Muschietti is taking a slightly different approach for the 2017 Pennywise, to be played by Bill Skarsgard. So… […]

First part of Stephen King miniseries “11.22.63” to be screened at Bangor Mall Cinemas

James Franco and Sarah Gadon in "11.22.63." (Alex Dukay/Hulu)

Zone Radio 100.3 WKIT, 103.1/ 98.3 FM WZLO and AM 620 The Pulse WZON, in partnership with Bangor Mall Cinemas is proud to present the first two episodes of Stephen King’s Hulu miniseries “11.22.63,” to be shown at the Bangor cinemas on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 15 starting at 8 p.m.   Tickets to the […]

NESCOM students adapt J.K. Rowling story into short film

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New England School of Communications video instructor Frank Welch secured the rights from Warner Brothers. Timothy Reid, a graduating senior at NESCOM, produced. And a whole host of students helped make the movie, with director and NESCOM senior, Brandon Doyen. Now, after nearly a year of hard work, NESCOM’s adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s short story, […]