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Blu-ray 3D Review: ‘Jurassic World’ Evolves from Must-See to Must-Own

Jurassic World, Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton, Colin Trevorrow, Steven Spielberg, Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Omar Sy, B. D. Wong, Irrfan Khan, Jake Johnson, Judy Greer

'Jurassic World' is one of the best Blu-rays of the year, making good on its theatrical run with another fantastic 'Jurassic' addition to our home video libraries. Read More »

NYC and Hamptons Film Fest Review: Michael Moore’s ‘Where to Invade Next’

Michael Moore, Where to Invade Next, NYFF, HIFF

Michael Moore's European invasion brings back the spoils of peace, equity and humanity reflected in some of the best practices and programs that Europe has to offer. Read More »

Hamptons International Film Festival Review: ‘Indian Point’

Indian Point, Ivy Meeropol, HIFF

Indian Point is a nuclear power plant which is 50-years-old and is 35 miles from Manhattan. It's operating license expired in 2013 amidst contentions which must be resolved before renewal. Activists are demanding its closure. Read More »

Hamptons Film Festival Review: ‘The Uncondemned’ – World Premiere

'The Uncondemned,' Rwandan genocide, Rwanda

"The Uncondemned," premiering at the Hamptons Film Festival The Uncondemned, reminds us of the courage and spirit required to bring justice to a region in people's hearts where evil had prospered under cover of fear, brutality and the threat of death. Read More »

Preview: Middleburg Film Festival Begins This Week

Middleburg Film Festival Logo

The Middleburg Film Festival begins today, featuring a full roster of celebrated directors, actors, and production artists. Read More »

Hamptons International Film Festival Review: ‘Fell’

Fell, Hamptons International Film Festival Kasimir Burgess, Matt Nable

Is is possible to reconcile the death of a child when their life has been taken by someone irresponsible, unthinking and callous? Or does one stalk down the individual responsible, confront them and make them pay? Read More »

AdobeMAX: ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Director Baz Luhrmann on Creativity


"The one or two times I've gone off course is when I began to believe that there was only one right way to create art, and there isn't." Read More »

Hollywood Hypocrisy Concerning Gun Violence


Every celebrity who wants to stop gun violence can do his or her part by taking one simple step – refuse to appear in any film, TV show, or video that has a gun in it. Read More »

The 23rd Hamptons International Film Festival Awards

Hamptons International Film Festival, David Nugent, Anne Chaisson

Once again, the 23rd Hamptons International Film Festival took off with a rousing start. The opening night film was the exceptional Truth starring Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, and Dennis Quaid. Dennis Quaid was present and was his inimitable, charming self. He discussed the film and what it was like to work with first time director James Vanderbilt who was star ... Read More »

New York/Hamptons Film Festival Review: ‘Bridge of Spies,’ Starring Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks, BRIDGE OF SPIES, Steven Spielberg, NYFF, HIFF

During the Cold War Rudolf Abel was put on trial for spying. James B. Donovan was appointed to defend Abel. Though he was vilified for it, the attorney delivered American justice to a Soviet spy. Was justice truly served or would it be served a few years later when a U-2 spy plane was brought down inside the Soviet Union? Read More »