Our resident film expert had a better night than most of the Oscar contenders.
The New York Film Critics series in Morristown is synonymous with powerful, ground-breaking movies. To see them, you need an eight-week subscription. Except on May 8, 2013. Tickets are available for Girl Rising, a documentary about the power of education to transform the lives of young women. From Academy Award-nominated Director Richard E. Robbins, the […]
As time gets the better of us all, we face two choices: Surrender…or give Mother Nature a run for her money. Strong cases for the latter were made on Wednesday in Morristown–on the dance floor of the annual seniors holiday party at town hall (video above), and onscreen at Headquarters Plaza, where the New York […]
Chances are, someone in The Fitzgerald Family Christmas will remind you of a relative. It’s about a giant, dysfunctional family on Long Island that never handles the holidays well. But the pump really is primed for disaster when the Fitzgeralds’ patriarch wants back in after ditching the clan 20 years earlier. Edward Burns (The Brothers […]
The New York Film Critics series in Morristown has canceled its screening for Wednesday, Oct. 31, because of Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath. Subscribers to the eight-week series at the Clearview Cinemas can text the word FILMSERIES, no spaces, to 888777, or call the Screening hotline at 973.889.5898 or 973.539.8785, for further updates. The series had been […]
How do you portray the seething, bi-polar head of a household, when your own family memories are loving and happy? In Mighty Fine, a new film screened Wednesday in Morristown, Chazz Palminteri relies on instinct, homework . . . and maybe a little personal history, too. There was that killing he witnessed as a boy […]
Few actresses defy typecasting as strenuously as Kathleen Turner. She zig-zagged out of the gate, from her sizzling screen debut in Body Heat (1981) to the goofy Man With Two Brains to the romantic comedy Romancing the Stone. The pattern continues in The Perfect Family, an indie film screened at the New York Film Critics […]
By Judy Stein-Loewenthal Want to meet Chazz Palminteri and Kathleen Turner? The place to be is the New York Film Critics Series in Morristown, starting on April 4 and continuing for seven more Wednesday nights at Clearview Cinemas. Mark and Ira Ehrenkranz have been bringing advance screenings of top films–along with the actors–to New Jersey […]