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  • 3 years ago

    Every year, you enter your office's Oscar pool and carefully select the major categories while haphazardly guessing the minor ones (Animated Short, Makeup). Every year, you lose. Why? Because you've got it backward: Oscar pools are always decided ...

  • 4 years ago

    A funny thing happens when you watch stand-up comics and performance artists together: The line between the two begins to vanish. That’s the set-up for this week’s “Not Funny: Stand-Up Comedy and Visual Artists” series at A...

  • 8 years ago

    Movie buffs who don't know their way around the Great White Way will be struck by the endless parallels to Hollywood in the Broadway documentary ShowBusiness: There are star-powered mega-productions (like the $10 million Taboo, produced by Rosie O...

  • 9 years ago

    Yongman Kim, owner of New York City rental chain Kim's Video (where, full disclosure, I once worked), has always supported aspiring filmmakers, hiring many of them to staff his stores, and now we see why: He's one himself. He wouldn't be the first...

  • 9 years ago

    Cruiserweight boxing champion "Punchin' Pat" Nwamu has lived enough excitement for 10 movies, and in his writing, producing, and starring debut (as himself) he's filmed all of them at once with very little success. They're Just My Friends follows ...

  • 9 years ago

    With its outlandish stories, obsession with masculine ego, and focus on an absurd, forgotten subculture, A Cantor's Tale is the stuff Ben Stiller movies are made of: All that's missing is the part for Owen Wilson. Cantor Jackie Mendelson weaves an...