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star trek into darkness 660 Get Ready for These Star Trek Live EventsWhat with all the digital content at moviegoers’ fingertips, it can be difficult to get bodies into theaters. As Noel Murray at The Dissolve points out, one solution to our always-on culture could be to offer “more one-of-a-kind live performance elements to the theatrical experience.” Bringing moviegoers to other venues, like drive-ins and outdoor screenings in the summer, are attractive options, but they’re still pretty casual… Continue reading Get Ready for These 'Star Trek' Live Events

schmoesknow The Schmoes Know Movie Show: The Top 5 Movies Based on Real Events

Who are the Schmoes, and what exactly do they know?

The Schmoes are a couple of regular guys, Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis, who–like you–are the people for whom movies are made. They know movies, and will give you the straight scoop about ‘em.  Each week, we’re posting brand new video from the Schmoes that’ll give their take on the new releases.

Ben Affleck’s Argo is actually based on… Continue reading The Schmoes Know Movie Show: The Top 5 Movies Based on Real Events

US governors ditching glitzy inaugural events

In better days, newly elected governors were welcomed into office with star-studded galas and serenades by rock bands. But with many now facing … Continue reading US governors ditching glitzy inaugural events

Though Lee De Wyze was declared the winner of American Idol on Wednesday and it was clear that the defeated candidate in the finale Crystal Bowersox was no less gifted a singer, but some other happenings in the event stole away the limelight from them.
First, it was surprising and shocking that the departing judge [...] Continue reading Side events in American Idol stole limelight from the winner

More March NYC Jewish culture events

b25781 260x195 More March NYC Jewish culture events

Another chance to see the film "A Matter of Size", discussion on the concept and feeling of "home", and "Jews and Spain" (worth checking out, especially if you missed December's symposium & music festival).