21st Apr2017

2017 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Gilbert’ Review

by Catherina Gioino

Features: Gilbert Gottfried, Whoopi Goldberg, Artie Lange, Arsenio Hall, Bill Burr, Richard Kind, Howie Mandel, Jay Leno, Penn Jillette | Written by Neil Berkeley, James Leche | Directed by Neil Berkeley If you don’t know his face, you’ll definitely know his voice. But what about his personality? Gilbert Gottfried has seen the typical comedian’s rise to fame, […]

07th Apr2017

2017 Tribeca Film Festival presents the first Tribeca Games Festival

by Catherina Gioino

Now in it’s sixteenth year, the Tribeca Film Festival has been a staple in the film community, contributing to some of film’s finest filmmakers and ideas. In keeping with the festival’s mission to bring about new modes of storytelling, this year’s festival will include the inaugural Tribeca Games Festival, allowing audiences to experience what happens behind the […]

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28th Mar2017

Latest ‘Baywatch’ Trailer Released

by Catherina Gioino

Zac Efron. Dwayne Johnson. Muscles. Beach. Zac Efron’s and Dwayne Johnson’s muscles at a beach… Now that we objectified male actors for a change, let’s dive deep into Baywatch, a Seth Gordon film that’s set to be released on May 28 of this year. Judging just from Gordon’s previous work on Horrible Bosses and Identity Thief, it looks funny, and it looks good. Move […]

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07th Mar2017

‘Snatch: the Series’ looks amazing!

by Catherina Gioino

It’s already great to hear there’s going to be a series on the cult classic Snatch. It’s even better to see the wide array of actors Crackle signed on. But now a teaser trailer was just released… and wow, next week cannot come fast enough. Crackle is set to release ten one-hour episodes of the new Snatch series next […]

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27th Feb2017

2017 Athena Film Festival – Report

by Catherina Gioino

The 2017 Athena Film Festival premiered from February 9th to 12th at Barnard College in New York. The festival, founded on the idea on seeing more female protagonists in films, celebrated its seventh year by showcasing a town hall meeting with multiple female activists. Along with the highly awaited event, the festival also premiered several […]

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08th Feb2017

Trailer released for Schwarzenegger’s ‘Aftermath’

by Catherina Gioino

Here’s a question: is this the new wave of films we’re expecting? Have we lost all sense of creativity that now we have to look towards terrible events as a means to create a film with emotional appeal? Be it Patriots Day or Bastille Day from last year alone, to countless other films released in the past decade– it’s […]

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31st Jan2017

‘The Family Fang’ DVD Review

by Catherina Gioino

Stars: Jason Bateman, Nicole Kidman, Kathryn Hahn, Christopher Walken, Marin Ireland, Harris Yulin, Eugenia Kuzmina, Michael Chernus, Josh Pais, Maryann Plunkett | Written by David Lindsay-Abaire | Directed by Jason Bateman Performance artists. What good are they anyhow? It’s not like they put their lives on the line, or make a strong statement about anything […]

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21st Jan2017

‘House of Cards’ Teaser Released – Before Trump’s Inauguration

by Catherina Gioino

An hour and a half before Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, Netflix decided to play some politics and release a teaser of their hit original series House of Cards. Watch it below: Well then. First thing’s first: we have to give props to Netflix for their great timing. An […]

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04th Jan2017

Latest teaser for ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

by Catherina Gioino

Prepare yourself for a creepy and enticingly psychological series soon to hit Netflix next week. Debuting on January 13, Neil Patrick Harris stars in the new series A Series of Unfortunate Events. Set to follow the story line of the books – and movie – there is plenty riding on this series as a testament to […]

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27th Dec2016

New trailer out for ‘The Boss Baby’

by Catherina Gioino

Alec Baldwin wearing a power suit yelling out manaical things at people beneath him.  No, this isn’t another skit of Baldwin playing Trump on SNL, but rather, a movie featuring Baldwin as a genius baby trying to get the better of people around him… And we thought Hollywood was out of ideas. Baldwin lends his voice for […]

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28th Oct2016

Best dressed at NYCC 2016

by Catherina Gioino

Attending a comic convention sans costume is like asking for a peanut butter sandwich sans the jelly. Not only is it unhealthy and rather disturbing to hear and see, it elicits thoughts of regret by the onlooker’s behalf. There’s fun that comes in dressing up, especially in costume where thousands of others are doing the […]

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12th Jun2016

2016 Brooklyn Film Festival – Report

by Catherina Gioino

With filmmaking and digital technology being so ubiquitous today, it becomes almost difficult to decide the difference between amateur stuff and real aspiring artists. Those budding filmmakers need not look further than the Brooklyn Film Festival, a festival founded in 1998 as a way to bring independent and ambitious filmmakers into the limelight. With the […]

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02nd May2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Curmudgeons’ Review

by Catherina Gioino

Stars: Danny DeVito, David Margulies, Lucy DeVito, Sarah Hayon, Kett Turton | Written by Joshua Conkel | Directed by Danny DeVito Danny DeVito. The late David Margulies. A senior citizen home. Love. Curmudgeons. Need I say more? Written by first time writer Joshua Conkel, the short stars DeVito and Margulies as Jackie and Ralphie, respectively, as […]

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02nd May2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘The Family Fang’ Review

by Catherina Gioino

Stars: Jason Bateman, Nicole Kidman, Kathryn Hahn, Christopher Walken, Marin Ireland, Harris Yulin, Eugenia Kuzmina, Michael Chernus, Josh Pais, Maryann Plunkett | Written by David Lindsay-Abaire | Directed by Jason Bateman Performance artists. What good are they anyhow? It’s not like they put their lives on the line, or make a strong statement about anything going on […]

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29th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Greenleaf’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

What do you get when the producer and writer behind Six Feet Under and Lost teams up with Oprah Winfrey? A dysfunctional Christian family that may or may not be laundering money, of course! After almost two decades of starring in films and as guest stars in series, Oprah returns to her acting chops in Greenleaf as the recurring character Mavis […]

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28th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Elvis & Nixon’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

Until February 1971, President Richard Nixon had meetings in the Oval Office unrecorded, unable to be called upon by him and his staff as well as those that came after him. One of those such meetings included the December 21, 1970 meeting he had with the king, Elvis Presley. In a bizarre twist of actual […]

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28th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘A Hologram for the King’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

Tom Hanks has become such a universal actor that you just can expect him to play any role and know that you’ll be entertained - even if one of those roles calls for him to pop a giant cyst growing on his spine. Blood and vomit aside, Tom Hanks shines in A Hologram for the King, a film […]

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26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Youth in Oregon’

by Catherina Gioino

What happens when your father decides that it’s time to end it all, that he’s tired of causing you and your family so much grief and pain, that he himself is tired of suffering and just wants, well, to die? The implications of Youth in Oregon is far greater than what’s seen on screen. Written by first […]

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26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘The Phenom’

by Catherina Gioino

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival saw its fair share of first time filmmakers as well as returning and well experienced actors and directors. In an eclectic ensemble of actors, writers and directors, The Phenom stars Ethan Hawke and Paul Giamatti as they play the father and psychiatrist respectively of a rookie pitcher who loses his A game. […]

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26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Poor Boy’

by Catherina Gioino

At your wit’s end and you have nowhere else to go, what do you do? Obviously, you become a thief and a robber, and eventually become so good at that that now other con-men start coming to you for help and you start robbing them. Much easier said than done, at least what the cast […]

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25th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: Nicole Kidman & Jason Bateman talk ‘The Family Fang’

by Catherina Gioino

Just what do you do when your parents are performance artists and go missing? Are they crying wolf and trying to pull another stunt? Or rather, are they actually in trouble and need your help? This is the dilemma Annie and Baxter Fang find themselves in, in The Family Fang. In Jason Bateman’s second directorial film since Bad […]

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25th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: NY Shorts Program

by Catherina Gioino

Of the many films the Tribeca Film Festival shows, one of the biggest categories that often gets overlooked is the shorts category. Shorts are most definitely much harder to make considering their limited screen time and the need to fit a whole story within that time. Taking that into consideration, the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival […]

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