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Max Bronfman- The New Label Pioneer.

I’m sitting directly across from Max Bronfman, a conscientious young man who is currently taking in the sweeping Penthouse views around...

The Midtown International Theatre Festival Skims the Sky’s Surface.

The Midtown International Theatre Festival celebrated its tenth anniversary season at the Bleecker Street Theatre, yesterday Sunday, June 28. On the cobblestone corner of...

Tribeca Film Festival Roundup: Part 2.

Another week, another set of 2010 Tribeca Festival picks. Here are five more films that can't be missed if you want to talk the...

‘Closer’ is Close to Perfect

Let me be clear. I hated the movie of this script. I am using the word ‘hate’. This should be...

Brooklyn International Film Festival takes off.

If one could summarize the general sensibilty of  the film that opened the Brooklyn International Film Festival last night- “Breaking Upwards,” it would be when...

Ivy Levan the singer is about to explode into the stratosphere…

Euphoric, enthralled, edgy and overwhelmed by her miraculous melodiousness, the gift of song means EVERYTHING to the inimitable IVY LEVAN. IVY LEVAN is a noire-diva...

‘The Burning Plain.’ An Interview with Charlize Theron.

The red carpet, rolled out for the premiere of The Burning Plain at the newly renovated Sunshine Cinema, buzzed with anxious energy as the...

GBS: Great, Brilliant Show.

New theatre is one of the cornerstones of New York City. Simply put, it’s what people come here to see. Some ...

The RHODES: Barreling down in your school bus…

  Last Summer in Washington Square Park, unsuspecting people began to take notice of four lads in white dress shirts and black suspenders playing acoustically....

David Bowie responds with 42 words. World reacts.

David Bowie, the Stars are out tonight. A genius returns amongst us. David Bowie’s rare public appearance sparks health concerns. David Bowie turns 65. How one...

A NIGHT OUT AT IONA; Trying to work out who ROBERT BURNS is?

Robert Burns I confess is someone I knew very little about until last night. Seminal Scottish icon and poet, this dashing lad had us...

‘Avenue of the Americas’ Better Than Advertised

    Certain messages are timeless—they hold special meaning regardless of the when they’re heard. Sidney Lumet’s media frenzy Network was one such work. Avenue of the Americas may prove...

‘It’s Complicated’ creates a Stir.

With the actual premiere being this past Wednesday, last night was a special downtown screening of Nancy Meyers' latest venture, "It's Complicated." The film...

HAPPY TO SEE HAPPYTHANKYOUMOREPLEASE

The Gen Art Film Festival kicked off its seven days, seven features, seven short films with the perfect New York City dramedy...

Cinema: Reliving Berlin Nights.

Rene can see dead people.  Really, he’s told me so.  He’s always been able to, even in his youth, it’s just that now, well...