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“Amy” The Movie

Last week, I went to see the documentary about Amy Winehouse simply titled “Amy”.  Can I just say it was SO GOOD!!!  The documentary is told from her perspective and the perspective of closes friends/family around her (her childhood friends, family, managers, producers, and ex-boyfriend).  Her story was a beautifully broken story.  If you were a … Continue reading

Ryan Leslie’s Black Mozart Film Screening & Discussion

Yesterday night, I went to a Ryan Leslie event at Baruch College.  The event was a screening of a movie he made documenting his recent Valentine Day concert at the Sofia Opera and Ballet House in Bulgaria, called “From Sofia With Love”.  This concert was special not just because it was Ryan Leslie performing on … Continue reading

Private Screening of “Fruitvale Station”

Last night, I went to a private screening of an indie film that is about the murder of Oscar Grant.  The film, “Fruitvale Station”,  which starts Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, & Chad Michael Murray is based on the wrongful death of Oakland resident Oscar Grant on New Years Day 2009 by a Bart Police Officer in … Continue reading

Special Screening of ‘Dead Man Down’

Last night, I went to the premier party of, “Dead Man Down”, a movie directed by Neils Arden Oplev and starring Colin Farrell, Terrance Howard and Noomi Rapace, at the Bryant Park Hotel Screening Room. The premier was followed up by a Q & A with Terrance Howard facilitated by Jas Fly, a writer who is … Continue reading

La Gringa’s Movie Tent

An old army tent + board games + movies + Mexican food = AN AWESOME TIME! Which is what I had last night at La Gringa Taqueria.  Every Wednesday from 730-10/1030p, they set up a huge army tent in their outdoor patio and play movies for people to enjoy.  In addition to the movie, they … Continue reading