Monthly Archives: June 2012

‘We Are the Hartmans’ – A Comedy for the 99%

‘We Are the Hartmans’ – A Comedy for the 99%

Laura Newman was working as a barista at a Starbucks in Manhattan when she had her first political awakening. She’d just met the performance artist and activist Reverend Billy while studying theater and film at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. What she learned from the Rev about the coffee behemoth prompted her to rip

‘Plato’s Reality Machine’ Puts the Machinima in NYC Relationships

PLATO’S REALITY MACHINE is an ensemble portrait of the modern relationship as it exists in the current wilds of New York City.  Three men: Charles, Josie and Scott, and three women: Maggie, Kim, and Zoe, crash into each other in a tangled web of late nights, painful mornings, hurt feelings and a very ill-advised trip

6th Annual Gotham Screen International Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

The 6th Annual Gotham Screen International Film Festival will take place in downtown Manhattan at the Quad Cinema from October 4th-14th, 2012 along with after parties taking place at the Tribeca Grand in Tribeca, New York. GOTHAM SCREEN presents fresh voices and perspectives from local, national and international filmmakers. The mission of the festival is

Review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

For a minute let’s pretend you and I are friends, and I have just popped out of a movie theatre where I have spent $10 of my life savings and 90 minutes of leisure time watching The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. I bump into you and after some truly mundane banter you ask whether you