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October, 2015


Future films: Virtual reality festival comes to Dumbo

It’s a vision of the future! Comment.

September, 2015

Coney Island

Behind the Wheel: Film fest doc interviews Coney carnies

They are working for the weekend! Comment.
Coney Island

Best of the rest of the fest

If you are as overwhelmed by the choices at the Coney Island Film Festival as a kid inside Williams Candy shop, consult this list of titles that piqued our interest. Comment.

August, 2015

Coney Island

Monster mash-up: ‘Ghoul A Go-Go’ hosts screening on Coney Island

It will be a frightfully good time! Comment.

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Here it comes: Touring amateur porn festival to steam up Brooklyn

Here’s your chance to see the Hump! Comment.
Fort Greene

Screen savers: Festival finds humor in discarded videos

They’ve found the funny. Comment.

Directors cut-up: Female comedians put films to the test

The Bechdel test, that is. Comment.

July, 2015

Fort Greene

Blood brothers: New film stars a reformed Fort Greene gang leader

It has a story that is gangbusters. Comment.

June, 2015

Fort Greene

Shreds of truth: New doc follows metal band “Unlocking the Truth”

This movie features a full metal racket. Comment.

May, 2015


Living on video: Bushwick filmmaker stars as himself in new flick

Talk about a meta narrative. Comment.

Where to watch outdoor movies in Brooklyn this summer

Brooklyn’s outdoor film festivals don’t show the latest blockbusters, but who needs the new “Star Wars” movie when you can see real stars? Comment.

Joke and dagger! Comedians to perform ‘Clue’ live

This is a different kind of murder mystery party. Comment.
Fort Greene

Off the wall! BAM holds 3-D film fest

Talk about being out of your depth! Comment.

March, 2015

Park Slope

Film night celebrates the lesser-known works of William Shatner

Boldly watch what no man has seen before. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Ken Burns does Brooklyn

It was the shortest Ken Burns sequence in history. Comment.

February, 2015


Sayeth cheese! Nitehawk pairs ‘Romeo and Juliet’ with picnic basket staple

Gouda night, Gouda night! Havarti is such sweet sorrow, that I’ll say Gouda night until this bite becomes Parmigiano. Comment.

Fort Greene filmmaker tells ‘300’ from Persian perspective

This isn’t Sparta. Comment.

January, 2015


And we’re st-rolling! New short features a walk through Park Slope

Hey, he’s walkin’ here! Comment.

New doc chronicles Bay Ridge hardcore band Indecision

Indecision lives and dies and lives again in New York City. Comment.
Fort Greene

Ditmas Park bros and Sufjan Stevens collaborate on rodeo film

Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’... Comment.

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