New York City is oh so very close to being a better city for film and television than Hollywood -- if the federal government would just get out of the damn way! At least that was the message today on the corner of 36th Street in Astoria, Queens, where Sen. Chuck Schumer, flanked by relevant neighb ... More >>
A mixed bag of American classics in Astoria. But no beaver.
Kaufman Astoria StudiosThe legendary buildingAstoria was once a center of silent films, thanks to the Kaufman Astoria Studios which produced over 100 films during the 1920s. And now, for the first time in nearly a century, the studio's former private commissary is open to the public--in the ... More >>
Moving images at the Whitney reflect the art world's slow embrace of experimental film