‘Ordinary Miracles-The Photo League’s New York”
May11

‘Ordinary Miracles-The Photo League’s New York”

The newly released film “Ordinary Miracles-The Photo League’s New York” produced and directed by Daniel Allentuck and Nina Rosenblum with contributing producer, Mary Engel, is a documentary film about the importance of the New York Photo League to the historical legacy and social conscience of New York starting in the late 20s. Relaunched in 1936, iconic League photographers are presented with hundreds of their most...

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Wall Street feels Occupied
Oct10

Wall Street feels Occupied

Right Here All Over (Occupy Wall St.) from Alex Mallis.   The three week experiment in America’s greatest financial capital is starting to take it’s toll – just not for the intended.  For those who do not know, #OWS is encamped in New York’s latest tourist trap: Wall Street.   Financiers spend most of their days commuting to mid-town, Connecticut or Jersey City vs. downtown.  Those who do work downtown are...

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Gun Hill Road – Queen of Sundance
Jan27

Gun Hill Road – Queen of Sundance

GUN HILL ROAD screams get on the bus and tackle our social challenges today.  The film, which premiered at Sundance on Monday, is a socially relevant, thought provoking film tackling the costs to society when a fatherless home forces the mother to go at it alone.  The father (played by Esai Morales known for his role in La Bamba) struggles with his Bronx street crime ways. In the fine art world, sex plays out in countless...

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Old fat man set free – Conviction Oscar Ready
Oct20

Old fat man set free – Conviction Oscar Ready

Does the story or the film deserve an Oscar for 2011? The answer is easily uncovered as the curtains closed on Conviction – The Movie. Sam Rockwell, Minnie Driver and most notably Hilary Swank did a fascinating job sharing their life long skills as actors on the journey and struggle of Bette Anne Waters. Having the privilege of viewing the film at the Director’s Guild of America theater in New York City might have added to...

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