Saturday, August 30, 2014 Elul 4, 5774
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"In a Dream"? In a way, yes, avows Jeremy Yaches, the producer of the acclaimed documentary about the life and times, and tumult, of artist Isaiah Zagar, which had a nice run at the Ritz at the Bourse and is now headed to HBO this summer. The award-winning film is no dis of a dysfunctional family, but an appreciation of...
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It's a long way from Tenafly to "Tennessee," but Adam Rothenberg has made it a southern comfort kind of trip. He's made the star trek triumphantly but the movie mileage he's traveled is even more impressive. At age 26, he was still at home, living in his parents' attic; now, just a handful of years later, he's on the TV...
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You Oughtta Be in Pictures! At 4, Ella loves her dollys. But then, she also enjoys the pans and long shots and, oh, that catering table at the end of a long day's shoot. Steven Spiel-birth? Little Ella Rosenblatt is the focus of "Beginning Filmmaking," which begins and ends with the heart as a frame of reference. Take five? She...
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Anvil's chorus of acclaim extends to a movie about the rockers
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This is not your grandma's Robb Reiner. Well, in a way, maybe it is ... After all, Reiner's in his 50s, and the rock musician's been lifting heavy metal since Grandma was clanging chains against the steam radiator. Meet not Meathead, but Headbanger Robb Reiner, whose own version of all in the family focuses on his band of almost-blood bros,...
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Flying the coop? Their souls soared creating it. "It" was the Alberton Cooperative Apartments -- better known as "The Coops" -- a Bronx-built bastion of forward-thinking complexes that never looked back on its way to a social -- and Socialist -- utopia. Moscow on the brink at the Bronx? Filmmaker Michal Goldman feels at home focusing on the Depression-era haven...
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