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Staying Power

More than four decades after the start of her durable career, Buffy Sainte-Marie still sends a message with her music and her activism.


The Jersey boy’s back in town

He was just 11 years old when his parents sent him off to a sports-focused overnight camp that little Brad Weinstock didn’t particularly like.


‘Girl With Dragon Tattoo’ is a thrilling ride

Some people never watch foreign films, no matter how good they may be. An English-language adaptation can open a movie to a wider audience, which is precisely the case with The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.


Actor Stutts enjoys being a Coward

Acting wasn’t Will Stutts’ first career choice.


High hopes

Northeast native Jessica Barth has been hard at work building a film career. She’s hopeful that a movie by the creator of TV’s ‘Family Guy’ will be her big break.


Jackie Evanco: Singer's talent takes her to Atlantic City

Her strong desire to perform was sparked after seeing the film version of The Phantom of the Opera.


The weeks just get more crazy

'This Is The Week That Is' never seems to be at a loss for headline events or politicians that are worth lampooning.


Michelle Williams deftly brings Marilyn to life

With the severe lack of new releases the weekend after Thanksgiving — movie studios must think everyone is stuffed and no one goes to movies for a week — I decided to review a film that opened in limited release shortly before Thanksgiving, one that will certainly be a subject of conversation as we inch closer to awards season. 


'Hugo' proves to be a compelling 3-D marvel

Hugo is one of the rare movies I’d actually recommend seeing in 3-D as opposed to the traditional 2-D version. It has all the elements of a good flick — top-notch acting, a good story, and, most of all, it’s extremely appealing visually.


A night at the opera

Amici Opera Company has had numerous homes since forming in 1998, but founder and impresario Raffaele Tudisco hopes he’s come across a more permanent spot.