NY FILM FESTIVAL: ANNETTE BENING BRINGS HUMOR AND SUBSTANCE TO THE BRILLIANT ’20TH CENTURY WOMEN’

How do you raise a boy to be a good man? It’s a pressing question for Dorothea Fields (Annette Bening), a single mother l … Read the rest of this entry >>

54TH NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL OPENS WITH SEARING PORTRAIT OF AMERICAN PRISONS

German screwball comedy, the story of refugees in Lampedusa, and a South Korean rom-com with a mysterious twist. There’s a … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH NEW YORK VIBE, AND NEW VENUE

The free outdoor Central Park Film Festival is back next week! This year the Central Park Conservancy will s … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLUMN: MY BLOCK HAS BECOME AN ENDLESS FILM SET

Let's talk about the film shoots on 92nd street for a second. I don’t mean to exclude other blocks, but since 92nd is where I live and … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEAD DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL TAKES VIEWERS AROUND THE WORLD

By Nancy Novick The Margaret Mead Festival kicked off its 39th year this Thursday with a screening of “Circus Without Borders”, directed by Susan … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW MOVIE TELLS STORY OF UWS HEROIN ADDICTS, INCLUDING MAN WHO JUST DIED IN CENTRAL PARK

More than 40 years ago, the movie Panic in Needle Park highlighted the heroin epidemic on the Upper West Side. Those days seem to be long gone, but a new … Read the rest of this entry >>

’50 SHADES OF GREY’ STAR FILMING NEW MOVIE AT BOOK CULTURE

50 Shades of Grey heroine Dakota Johnson is starring in a movie set to come out next year called How to be Single and they're shooting this week at Book Culture on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS MOVIE NEWS: PUTZEL NOW FREE ON HULU; AUTOMAT DOCUMENTARY PLANNED, RICHARD GERE MOVIE

The Oscars may be over, but there's plenty of buzz about movies on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEAD DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL STARTS THURSDAY

By Nancy Novick Documentary fans rejoice! The Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History is back for the 38th year in … Read the rest of this entry >>

DID YOU GIVE BIRTH TO A MINI-JESSE EISENBERG? GET READY FOR HOLLYWOOD!

Sure, your little boy is cute. But is he Jesse Eisenberg cute? If so, Hollywood wants to make him a movie … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUDDEN EVACUATION ANGERS AMC LOEWS CUSTOMERS

Moveigoers at the massive AMC Loews on 68th street and Broadway got quite a surpri … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE CENTRAL PARK FILM FEST STARTS THURSDAY

Central Park is once again holding its summer film festival on the lawn between Sheep Meadow and 72nd street cross drive starting on Thursday, and this year viewers got to choose all of the films. So, if you don’t like [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE MOVIE THEATER WILL BE EVEN BIGGER THAN WE THOUGHT

The owners of the Alamo Drafthouse Theater, the moviehouse coming to the former Metro Theater at 2626 Broadway (100th Street) next year, are applying for a permit to expand their lobby into the adjacent building at 2628 Broadway known as [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

I CAN SEE THE FUTURE… AND THERE’S A BRAND-NEW MOVIE THEATER IN IT

Texas movie theater chain the Alamo Drafthouse announced last April that it would open a new five-screen cineplex in the historic Metro Theater on Broadway between 99th and 100th streets. Upper West Siders were ecstatic that it would fill the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE ‘ANNIE’ SHOWINGS WITH FREE POPCORN ALL DAY MONDAY

As part of the Winter's Eve festival on Monday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is showing the hit 1982 movie Annie three times during the day, at 2:30, 5 and 7:30 p.m. The free showings are at the E … Read the rest of this entry >>

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE WINS LIQUOR LICENSE VOTE, BUT OPENING DELAYED UNTIL 2014

The Alamo Drafthouse, a movie theater chain that is opening a new five-screen theater in the historic Metro Theater on Broadway between 99th and 100th Streets, was given the thumbs-up from a community board committee last night to get a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

BEER-FRIENDLY ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE THEATER APPLIES FOR LIQUOR LICENSE FOR NEW UWS THEATER

The Alamo Drafthouse, a Texas company that is opening a new movie theater in the historic Metro Theater on Broadway between 99th and 100th Streets, just applied for a liquor license. That's right, get ready to throw back a cold one while you watch a movie! (Ca … Read the rest of this entry >>

JCC TO PRESENT NORA EPHRON DOUBLE FEATURE ON THE ROOF

Nora Ephron, the writer and filmmaker who died last month, was an Upper West Sider. She was born here, lived much of her life here, and made the neighborhood the setting for some of her most acclaimed films. The JCC [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

EXCLUSIVE: AN INTERVIEW WITH TIM LEAGUE, THE TEXAN BRINGING MOVIES BACK TO THE METRO THEATER

When the Alamo Drafthouse announced in April that it would be opening a new five-screen movie theater in the historic Metro Theater on 100th Street and Broadway next year, it was arguably the most exciting news to hit the Upper [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUMMER-LONG FRIDAY MIDNIGHT MOVIE SERIES STARTS TONIGHT WITH STAR WARS UNCUT

Summer movies are like a 20-ounce sugary shot of childhood nostalgia (get it now before the mayor bans it!). This summer, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is diving deep into your cerebral cortex down down down to the place [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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