December, 2012

Lights, camera, action! Williamsburg’s newest moviehouse premieres

Cinema: It’s the premiere of the biggest blockbuster of the holiday film season: Williamsburg’s brand new multiplex. Comments (7).

They score! Band plays music over films

Cinema: If a film screens without a soundtrack, does it make a noise? Comment.

Time wizards

Cinema: Stranger than fiction? Yeah, right. Comment.

A white Russian Christmas

Cinema: This holiday season you can relive the nostalgic, cartoon-filled Saturday mornings of your youth by indulging in a spiked bowl of Fruity Pebbles at a cartoon and cocktail event. Comment.

October, 2012

Black dolls are beautiful: Film explores race and childrens toys

Cinema: Eat your heart out, Barbie. Comments (1).

September, 2012

Documentary tracks Fulton Mall’s shopping mall-like transformation

Cinema: Audiences had plenty to heckle when watching a new documentary about the borough’s rapid gentrification — and that’s not because they didn’t like the film. Comments (9).

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Can you dig it? New ‘Warriors’ film finally gets to Coney Island

Cinema: A second Warriors movie has made the arduous journey to Coney Island. Comments (21).

Finally! Bad movie panel will give ‘Gigli’ the respect it deserves

Cinema: The Ben Affleck flop tops an impressive list of Hollywood stinkers we love to hate. Comment.

Two fests one weekend

Cinema: The line between Williamsburg and Greenpoint continues to blur, but two film festivals are bringing the two nabes head-to-head on one weekend this month. Comments (7).

August, 2012

Movies with a brew! Park Slope’s Pavilion wants to serve beer, cocktails

Cinema: A Park Slope movie theater is hoping to pack the house with a blockbuster coming attraction: booze. Comments (10).

Film adaptation! Brooklyn Heights Cinema to become not-for-profit

Cinema: The owner of a beloved independent movie theater in Brooklyn Heights wants to convert his business into not-for-profit enterprise in an attempt to gain staying power in an evolving, digital-centric industry that favors multiplexes over tiny cinemas. Comments (3).

In these films, Carroll Gardens is the backdrop — and neighbors are the cast

Cinema: These movies give new meaning to the term “blockbuster.” Comment.

February, 2012

Knish party! Filmmaker hosts bash for New York accent documentary

Cinema: Try some potato knishes and kvell over this light-hearted film at the Brooklyn Heights Cinema. Comments (3).