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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 »
With the 2012-13 TV season coming to a close, here's the breakdown of renewals and cancellations among new fall series with ties to Westchester and other parts of the Hudson Valley.
“Nashville”: If news of a renewal would be music to your ears, then you're in luck, as it was announced tonight that the soapy drama starring Palisades native Hayden Panettiere (pictured) has been...Read more »
"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 »
It's a particularly visual edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, which, as usual, focuses on the best of Twitter from celebrities with connections to the Hudson Valley.
Because the following embedded tweets, links, pictures and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed previous installments of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week,...Read more »
Mark Ruffalo, Glenn Close and Yoko Ono are among the celebrities scheduled to attend the annual Riverkeeper Fishermen's Ball on Tuesday, April 16, at Pier 60 in Manhattan.
Riverkeeper, an Ossining-based nonprofit organization that was founded to protect the Hudson River and advocate for clean drinking water in New York State, hosts the fundraiser to celebrate supporters of the clean water...Read more »
Mike Myers and Ben Stiller get candid about their careers with host David Steinberg on tonight's episode of Showtime's "Inside Comedy."
Myers, a former Pound Ridge resident, chats about the personal experiences that led to his "Austin Powers" trilogy, while Stiller, who owns a home in Chappaqua, looks back on the "Blue Steel" pose and other circumstances that...Read more »
With Saugerties High School grad Jimmy Fallon reportedly in line to take over for New Rochelle native Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show," the entertainment world is buzzing about who would fill Fallon's "Late Night" chair at NBC.
Newsday Westchester is no exception. Here are a few candidates who might be a good fit.
-- Howard Stern, who kicked off his DJ career in Briarcliff...Read more »
The international trailer for "Star Trek Into Darkness," directed by Sarah Lawrence College alumnus J.J. Abrams, offers a bit more dialogue and skin than its predecessors.
Slated for wide release May 17, the sequel to the rebooted sci-fi franchise just released a third trailer, featuring new levels of gravitas, thanks to Benedict Cumberbatch's villainous character John Harrison,...Read more »
The Tribeca Film Festival, founded by Robert De Niro in 2002, showcases new work from some of the brightest talents in dramatic and documentary film. The lineup for this year’s festival, taking place in New York City April 17-28, was announced this week and includes a number of films with ties to the Hudson Valley.
Matt Dillon, who was born in New Rochelle and raised in Mamaroneck, stars in...Read more »
“Skyfall” was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2012, and also the highest-grossing James Bond film of all time. So it comes as a surprise that “Skyfall” director Sam Mendes has opted out of helming the next 007 flick. According to an interview published in Empire magazine today, Mendes said that although directing the movie was “one of the best experiences of [his] professional life,” he needed...Read more »