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Carole Di Tosti

Carole Di Tosti, Ph.D. is a published writer, novelist and poet. She authors three blogs: The Fat and the Skinny, All Along the NYC Skyline, A Christian Apologists' Sonnets. She contributed articles for Technorati on various trending topics. She guest writes for other blogs. She covers NYC trending events and writes articles promoting advocacy. She was a former English Instructor. Her published dissertation is referenced in three books, two by Margo Ely.

Interview: Kevin Kline and Israel Horovitz, ‘My Old Lady’

What's not to find joyous about a roundtable interview with award winning actor Kevin Kline and celebrated playwright Israel Horovitz who discussed their collaboration on Horovitz's directorial debut of his brilliant film 'My Old Lady?' Not only did we learn interesting bits about the making of the film, we had the opportunity to watch these close knit friends (Horovitz refers to Kline as his cousin) in rare form. When one "cousin" leaves off commenting, the other "cousin" seamlessly picks up the anticipated rejoinder. They were loads of fun, but they were also deep folks, very deep. If you blinked, you missed it.

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Movie Review: ‘My Old Lady’

Paris, the City of Lights! Kevin Kline, Dame Maggie Smith and Kristin Scott Thomas gather together in Israel Horovitz's funny and poignant 'My Old Lady' which takes place in one of the most beautiful and historic sections of Paris, Le Marais district. Paris is a supporting character in this wonderful film, but the major kudos go to the actors and the director/screenwriter who exact a film that is uplifting, funny yet realistic. It is not to be missed.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Good and the True,’ Adapted by Brian Daniels

Brought to visceral, organic life by the exceptional Isobel Pravda and Saul Reichlin we follow Hana Pravda and Milos Dobry through the events of WWII and the Holocaust and are heartened by their goodness and their truth as they mend their lives and recreate themselves anew.

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Movie Review: ‘I Am Eleven’

'I Am Eleven' is an uplifting film that reminds us of our own inner goodness and innocence in a time when such reminders are often few and far between. Bailey has shone her spotlight on children's viewpoints around the world who share the same age, 11 years old. She affirms what we need to recognize in times of peace and conflict, that despite cultural differences, we all hope for love, peace and harmony.

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Theater Review (NYC Fringe Festival): ‘Life Without Parole’ by Warren Doody

Battered wife Helen Broker has been convicted of murdering her husband though she claims she was defending herself. Her story along with the testimony of other abused women who killed their spouses is the subject of this stunning play which uncovers the answer why women stay with such men and how they eventually search for freedom and a new identity.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘This Will All Be Yours’ by Laura Pedersen and Charles Bloom

'This Will All be Yours,' is a vibrant musical production which enlightens and entertains but breathes out a subtle message of caution and hope. What are we doing now that we are leaving for our children and others? For surely, this will all be theirs.

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