Saturday , February 22 2020

Carole Di Tosti

Carole Di Tosti, Ph.D. is a published writer, playwright, novelist, poet. She owns and manages three blogs: The Fat and the Skinny, All Along the NYC Skyline, A Christian Apologists' Sonnets. She contributed articles to Technorati (310) on various trending topics. To Blogcritics she contributed 583 reviews, interviews on films and theater predominately, but also reviewed exhibits and wine events. She guest writes for Theater Pizzazz and has contributed to T2Chronicles, NY Theatre Wire. She covers NYC trending events and writes articles promoting advocacy. She professionally free-lanced for TMR and VERVE for 1 1/2 years. She was a former English Instructor. Her published dissertation is referenced in three books, two by Margo Ely. Her unpublished novel (Peregrine: The Ceremony of Powers) is copyrighted in the Library of Congress as is her two act play, Edgar.

The 23rd Hamptons International Film Festival Awards

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 …

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

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?

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Hamptons International Film Festival Review: ‘Rams,’ Best Narrative Feature

Two brothers have not spoken to each other for decades though they live on the same compound a stone's throw away from each other. When a crisis impacts their livelihood, a crisis provoked by one of the brothers, the conflict between them escalates to violence.

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53rd NYFF Review: ‘The Walk’ starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt

It's the 1970s. The Twin Towers are resurrected and Philippe Petit is planning to walk on a high-wire suspended between them. But there are complications. One of his accomplices may be a spy. Another thinks he is crazy. And will he be able to check his rigging in time?

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Pondling’ by Genevieve Hulme-Beaman

When the lines blur between reality and a fantastical world created to stave off isolation and rejection, there is only one way out. But sometimes, one doesn't have to break down and let one realm or the other dominate. Sometimes there is a way out that makes much more sense.

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘DESIRE,’ Six Plays Adapted from Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams's short stories are intriguing, cryptic, revelatory, and shocking in their adaptations by exceptional modern playwrights in six one-act plays. The plays embody the tides of desire and the unconscious impulses that flood our lives when least expected.

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