It was a hot and bright day recently, when standing outside the shiny Lincoln Center Plaza of New York, a tell-tale sign that there would be an exciting and energetic crowd entering the MET Opera House for the premiere of Downton Abbey: The New Era, a period drama, and the latest sequel of what I call a franchise. This...
‘M is for Mutz’, ‘N is for No Parking’.  On a recent episode of PBS’s Sesame Street, Conger heads to Fiore’s House of Quality for some delicious mutz after Cookie Monster ate it all up.  They crossed the Hudson in search of mutz for a caprese salad and while intown they learned the careful process of making mozzarella cheese. Watch...
Based on the true story of one the most “notorious” unsolved cases in recent American history.  'City of Lies' is a provocative thriller revealing a never seen look at the murder of The Notorious B.I.G., which happened relatively soon after the murder of Tupac.  Johnny Depp plays Russel Poole (Retired LAPD Detective) and Forest Whitacker plays “Jack” Jackson (LA...
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The ArtPride New Jersey Foundation has partnered with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts on “Keep Jersey Arts Alive,” a digital campaign to build support for keeping the state’s arts institutions afloat. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, theaters, museums, galleries, performing arts centers, dance studios and other groups have already lost over $30 million in revenue. New Jersey...
Every year since 1976, large numbers of people flock to the Canadian Rockies to the ever-growing Banff Film Festival.  The international film festival has made its mark as one of the top 20 film festivals in the world.  Banff goes beyond typical film festivals, truly embracing their rich mountain culture, nurturing creatives, and highlighting beautiful untold stories. This year they...
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The final live tour of the hit TV comedy “Mystery Science Theater 3000” is coming to Montclair, NJ, on Saturday, March 7. The last-of-its-kind performance is being called the “Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour!”.  Join show creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, and the world’s greatest – and only – movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow and Gypsy, as they...
Mott Haven
The movie “Mott Haven Cash for Keys” not only focuses on saving the South Bronx inhabitants, but it also brings important light to the need to save the environment from the harmful effects of plastic waste. Bringing the two causes together adds power to the movie that has become a hit as it wows multiple film festival audiences and...
The Army All-American Bowl is the most watched High School football game every year with over 4.5 million viewers (that is roughly three times larger than the McDonald’s All American High School Basketball game).  This year’s game will be played at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas this Saturday. The All-American Bowl announced the 2020 coaching staff for the big...
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The Emmy-winning series “World of Dance” will bring its Live Tour to North Jersey’s premier entertainment venue, the Wellmont Theater, on Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. Don’t miss the impressive choreography and creative dance routines that millions of fans have come to know on primetime TV. The performance features Season 3 winners The Kings, Unity LA and special guests. A...
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Exciting Netflix news of its global acquisition of the show “Seinfeld” came in a tweet on Sept 16, 2019. A tweeted GIF shows Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer dancing in Jerry’s set apartment https://twitter.com/netflix/status/1173634552373243912 Netflix Pairing with ‘Seinfeld’ Will Fill Leaving Shows Hole The news of “Seinfeld” joining the Netflix Inc. family is a relief for those who enjoy some classic sitcom...
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With Comedy Central's ‘Broad City’ officially over, we have been waiting for the next big local comedy, well that wait is officially over. Man Loses His S**t at Long Island ‘Bagel Boss’ (Video) It’s Bruno is the story of a puggle that lives in Brooklyn with his owner Malcom and thier adventures in the neighborhood.  The show is absolutely hilarious, brilliant...
As the crucial topic of education proves to be top of mind in the 2020 presidential elections, documentary film, “Backpack Full of Cash,” narrated by Academy award-winning actor and activist Matt Damon, reveals the devastating consequences of privatizing America’s public schools.  Having screened over 360 times in 39 states and nine countries including nine film festivals, this feature-length documentary...
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On the set of “The Many Saints of Newark” being filmed on Bradford and Halsey Street.  The streets are made up to look like the hot summer of the 1967 riots.  Aside from Newark, there have been scenes filmed in Brooklyn, Yonkers and Nyack. The much-anticipated film is tapping into the cult following of HBO's The Sopranos.  The story takes...
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Adam Sandler was definitely back in the building this past weekend.  He hosted SNL this week and the internet is a buzz.  The iconic comedian is known on SNL for skits like the Lunch Lady, Opera Man and Pepper Boy.  The best skit of the Saturday night is when he did 'Romano Tours' a spoof of New Jersey-based "Perillo...
Law & Order: Hate Crimes will not begin as planned as part of the current, 20th season of "SVU."  Hate Crimes was announced in September of 2018 but did not list any actors yet.  Dick Wolf and the writers are rumored to need more time to set up the latest Law & Order spin-off. ‘New York Undercover’ Reboot Returns Later...
Dick Wolf, the creator of iconic police TV shows like Law and Order and Chicago PD is back with a reboot of the 90's New York Undercover, airing on ABC later this year.  NYU has always had a cult following, with its gritty-NYC, fast paced raw style.  The reboot is rumored to use the same cast members from the...