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Movie Review: ‘Kidnapping Mr. Heineken’ – Anthony Hopkins Gets Kidnapped by Sam Worthington

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How much is the life of a billionaire worth? That and other questions about life, relationships and greed are explored in 'Kidnapping Mr. Heineken', staring Sir Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess and Sam Worthington. This is a kidnapping and bank robbery story, but this film is not the typical “heist flick” in the 'Oceans 11-The Italian Job' genre. It goes much deeper. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘WTC View,’ Starring Michael Urie in his Breakout Film Debut

'WTC View,' directed by Brian Sloan. Photo from the film.

Eric places an online ad in the Village Voice for a roommate to share his spacious Soho apartment in Manhattan that overlooks downtown. It is September 10, 2001. What happens the next day is legend. What happens to Eric during his roommate search after he and others are allowed to return is a roller coaster ride of emotions that will make you laugh and reflect with hope. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Watership Down – The Criterion Collection

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A film that deserves a new audience. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘The SpongeBob Movie – Sponge Out of Water’

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The truth is that 'The SpongeBob Movie – Sponge Out of Water' is an entertaining family film going experience that kids will enjoy and you won’t hate. Read More »

New York Jewish Film Festival Review: ‘The Mystery of Happiness’

The Mystery of Happiness by Daniel Burman

Daniel Burman's "The Mystery of Happiness" is in sync with his very solid body of work. The director and actors craft an intriguing film replete with humor. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Crazy Bitches’

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Billed as a horror/comedy Crazy Bitches was something of a disappointment. Read More »

New York Jewish Film Festival Review: ‘Natan’

Natan documentary by David Cairns and Paul Duane

At the New York Jewish Film Festival, the documentary "Natan" profiles one of France's most brilliant entrepreneurs and innovators in the film industry. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘The Price of Following Your Dreams’

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'My Way' and 'Kumiko': Two new films that explore the beauty and consequences of following your dreams. Read More »

Sundance 2015: ‘It Follows,’ ‘Reversal,’ ‘The Nightmare,’ and ‘Hellions’

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A round up of films from the Park City at Midnight section of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Read More »

Chris Kyle and ‘American Sniper’ – The Book, the Movie, and the Philosophy of War

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The impression Chris Kyle gives in his book, of being a gun-obsessed, resilient, judgmental war professional, is quite different from his filmic counterpart. Read More »