April, 2014


Flop-house cinema: W’burg film fest celebrates bad movies

Brooklyn has festivals for cat films, motorbike films, and science fiction films. And now it has a festival for bad films. Comment.

March, 2014

Prospect Heights

The ‘Brooklyn bonfire’ is back!

The silent film that helped coin the term “it girl” is playing at the Central Library — just blocks away from where its star Clara Bow grew up. Comment.
Park Slope

Batman returns: Forgotten film about Brooklyn’s ‘Super Cops’ to screen in P’Slope

“The Super Cops” captures 1970s Bedford-Stuyvesant in all its gritty glory. Comment.
Fort Greene

Scorsese film fest pairs flicks with classic influences — and a piano

The Brooklyn Academy of Music is kicking off its latest film series with a very quiet bang. Comments (1).

And the Oscar goes to — Brooklyn!

Leave it to Brooklynites to steal the show. Comment.

February, 2014


Brooklyn bars celebrate Oscars with Hollywood-inspired drinks

The special ingredient in these cocktails is movie magic! Comment.

Dancing about movies: New fest pairs films with live performance

Most film screenings begin with a warning to turn off your cellphone. Not these ones. Comment.
Clinton Hill

Listen up! Spike Lee to give free lecture at Pratt

Brooklyn’s prodigal son will return. Comment.
Park Slope

Slapstick century: Celebrate 100 years of Charlie Chaplin with special screening

A local silent film expert will school you in slapstick, at a screening of the comedy great’s first three films. Comment.
Fort Greene

Bad girls at BAM: Film series celebrates vengeance-seeking anti-heroines

Revenge is a dish best served in a movie theater. Comment.
Fort Greene

Top three revenge-filled films from the ‘Vengeance is Hers’ series

The co-coruator of BAMCinematek’s ‘Vengeance is Hers’ film series picks her favorites — so you don’t have to. Comment.

January, 2014

Cobble Hill

Brooklyn Israel Film Fest screens Israeli-Palestinian gay love story

Talk about bridging the gap. Comment.
Park Slope

Talented Slope twosome get Oscar nod for Disney ditty

The song this couple penned for the Disney flick “Frozen” is getting big-time attention. Comment.
Fort Greene

Lights, camera, live-action: BAM screens play in real-time

Forget NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live” — the Brooklyn Academy of Music is screening a live Chekov play. Comment.


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