Review of “Hit and Run” BY VINCENT ABBATECOLA In the opening of “Hit and Run,” the new road movie from Dax Shepard and David Palmer, we see a scene that we wouldn’t normally expect an action comedy to begin with: a sunlit, romantic bedroom setting with Charlie (Shepard) and his girlfriend, Annie (Kristen Bell). He’s […]
Movie review of “The Watch” BY VINCENT ABBATECOLA A comedy starring four talented funnymen protecting their town by hunting aliens like suburban Men in Black sounds like it could be an interesting clash between an intergalactic army and a small middle-class American group of friends. But, if any aliens where going to probe this film […]
BY GEORGE J. DACRE – A special exhibit “Across The Great Divide,” photographs by Roberta Price, opens August 2 and will be at the Museum at Bethel Woods through December 31. It explores the back to the land movement of the 1960s and 1970s and captures the hopes, optimism and utopian promise that fueled that […]
Julia Scotti and Regina DeCicco, both of New City, were the winners of the Ladies of Laughter preliminary event in the Professional and Newcomer categories at the Broadway Comedy Club. Scotti, performing as Rick Scotti, finished second in Showtime’s “Funniest Person in America Contest” in 1982, losing to a young comedienne named Ellen DeGeneres — […]
Puddin’ Don’t is a creation of Jake Barlow, inspired by all manner of silliness, like Berkeley Breathed’s Bill the Cat, Chuck Norris Facts, The movie Machete, and the great Marty Feldman. Puddin’ Don’t can be found daily online at www.puddindont.com.
BY GEORGE J. DACRE Wide Open Productions has booked comic Kevin Meaney for an August 10 performance at the Turning Point Café in Piermont. Meaney will bring his brand of humor, which includes many references to his mother, to the popular Turning Point Cafe. His advance ads refers to phrases such as “We’re big pants […]