ISU splits with win over Saint Mary’s and loss to Oregon St.

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Idaho State volleyball split matches Saturday afternoon at the Utah State Invitational, winning 3-1 over Saint Mary’s (Calif.) before falling 3-0 to Oregon State. Tressa Lyman recorded 12 kills to lead ISU to a 3-1 victory over Saint Mary’s. The Bengals hit a .257 hitting percentage in the first set en route to a 25-19 win. In the second set, ISU hit .200 and again came out on top with a 25-23 win. In the third set the Bengals hit a.103 percentage and lost 28-26. ISU hit .167 in fourth set to sneak out a 25-23 win to clinch the match. Hayley Farrer had 42 assists and nine kills. Idaho State had a .171 match hitting percentage. Lyman again led the Bengals against OSU with 13 kills. The story of the match was OSU’s efficient hitting. They tallied a .500 hitting percentage including a .786 percentage by Katelyn Driscoll.

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Pocatello Film Society Announces Fall 2014 Movie Schedule

by Bob Devine
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The Pocatello Film Society begins fall 2014 with the historical drama “Belle” showing on Sunday, September 7, at 3:00, 5:15, and 7:30 p.m. in the Bengal Theater at the ISU Pond Student Union.  Based on the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, a mixed race daughter of a British Navy Admiral who is taken in by her great-uncle in 18th century England, breaking both gender and color barriers along the way. The Seattle Times writes, “It’s an old-fashioned movie with a very modern streak, centered by a vibrant star whose watchful, wise Dido makes an enchanting heroine.” (Rated PG-13) Admission is $2 for the public or $1 for ISU Students.  Trailer and more information is online at www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/belle.

Then from the makers of “Moonrise Kingdom” comes the hit comedy “The Grand Budapest Hotel” showing on Sunday September 21, at 3:00, 5:15, and 7:30 p.m. in the Bengal Theater.  This humorous tale follows the adventures of a legendary concierge at a famous Hungarian hotel and the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.  (Rated R)  Admission is $2 for the public, or $1 for ISU students.  Trailer and more information is online at www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/budapest.

Sci-fi philosophical thriller, “The Edge of Tomorrow” will play on Sunday, October 12, at 3:00, 5:15, and 7:30 p.m. in the Bengal Theater.  Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt star in this story about an alien race taking over the world until an officer finds himself caught in a time loop where his union with a Special Forces warrior allows them to plan a counterattack. (Rated PG-13)  Admission is $2 for the public, or $1 for ISU students.  Trailer and more information is at www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/edge.

Then “Chef” will play on Sunday, October 19, at 3:00, 5:15, & 7:30 p.m. in the Bengal Theater, winner at the Tribeca Film Festival.  Jon Favreau, Scarlett Johansson and Dustin Hoffman highlight an allstar cast in this story about a top chef who loses his restaurant and starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.  (Rated R)  Admission is $2 for the public, or $1 for ISU students.  Trailer and more information is online at www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/chef.

Genie Award winning comedy, “The Grand Seduction” will follow on Sunday, November 2, at 3:00, 5:15, and 7:30 p.m. in the Bengal Theater.  The small harbor of Tickle Cove is in dire need of a doctor so that the town can land a contract to secure a factory which will save the town from financial ruin, so they set out to find and lure a doctor to stay permanently.  (Rated PG-13)  Admission is $2 for the public, or $1 for ISU students.  Trailer and more information is online at www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/seduction.

Rounding out the fall lineup is Toronto Film Festival hit “Words and Pictures” on Sunday, November 16, then “The Hundred Foot Journey” on Sunday, November 30, Palm Beach Film Fest winner “High as the Sky” on Sunday, December 14, and Genie Award winner “What If” on Thursday and Friday, December 18 and 19.

For a complete list of upcoming films, trailers and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com.

Bob Devine is the coordinator for the Pocatello Film Society.  If you would like your campus related event included in future columns, please send information to Bob at devirobe@isu.edu.

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