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Among this week's top Twitter contributors with Hudson Valley connections are the narrator and stars of "Arrested Development," proving once again there's always money in the banana stand.
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"Star Trek Into Darkness" makes its wide theatrical release Thursday, but I attended an advance screening of the highly anticipated sequel, and I have a lot to say about it.
No spoilers, I promise. But here are a few things to consider before you see the movie, directed by Sarah Lawrence College alumnus J.J. Abrams.
1. There are some pretty sweet nods to classic "Star...Read more »
Glitz and glamour are the hallmark of the annual Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off in the French Riviera Wednesday. While the event will attract movie stars and filmmakers from around the world, it will also feature two talents with Westchester ties, both of whom are Oscar winners but are attending the festival for very different reasons.
Bedford resident Michael Douglas will be in Cannes...Read more »
For this edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, we salute local celebrities who have been celebrating Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day and "selfies."
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"Star Trek Into Darkness" fanatics won't have to wait quite as long as they'd thought to see the J.J. Abrams-directed movie, whose wide release date of May 16 is now a day earlier than previously announced.
IMAX screenings will also be bumped up a day, with screenings starting as early as May 15. Those showings will include about a half-hour of footage filmed with high-res IMAX cameras.
The...Read more »
Martha Stewart, Rosie O'Donnell and Susan Sarandon are this week's winners for the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, honoring Twitter greatness from stars with connections to the region.
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Although "House of Cards" star Kate Mara isn't in "Iron Man 3," she revealed to Newsday Westches ter the source of her "Iron Man 2" inside joke about her Westchester upbringing.
Just after the 10-minute mark of 2010's "Iron Man 2," Tony Stark (played by Robert Downey Jr.) leaves his own Stark Expo with assistant Happy Hogan (director Jon Favreau) to...Read more »
Calling all movie buffs: The summer movie season is finally here! Kicking off May 3 with the premiere of "Iron Man 3," the next four months will see the release of everything from superhero flicks to ribald comedies to family-friendly fare.
In the video above, Newsday Westchester's Chris Serico and Kirthana Ramisetti take a look at the highly anticipated films that feature celebrities...Read more »
Hudson Valley homeowners Susan Sarandon and Robert De Niro are among the actors inviting you to “The Big Wedding,” in theaters Friday.
The movie is about a long-divorced couple, played by De Niro and Diane Keaton, who pretend they're still married to appease an important visitor. Adding to the hijinks: Sarandon’s and De Niro’s characters are dating. If the script's any good, hilarity ensues.
“The...Read more »
Yonkers has been the setting for quite a few high-profile film and television shoots in recent months, featuring movie stars such as Will Smith and Katie Holmes. So it’s only fitting that the city host the inaugural Yonkers Film Festival (dubbed YoFi Fest) this year, with the event taking place Oct. 11-13.
“We are thrilled to host our first, of hopefully many, film festivals here in Yonkers,”...Read more »