Are you Fed Up too?

“Sugar is the new nicotine.” – Dr Mark Hyman Haven’t we all grown tired of hearing how our lack of willpower and inability to exercise is the root cause of the growing  global obesity epidemic? Well FED UP is here to set the record straight and put the moral responsibility of managing the public’s trust and health on the USDA and processed food industry – where… Read more →

Countdown to The Golden Globes

The Hollywood awards season kicks off early in 2015 with The 72nd Golden Globes Awards on NBC. What will Amy Poehler and Tina Fey say about North Korea and The Interview? It is sure to be hilarious. Print out the official Hollywood Foreign Press awards guide PDF and make sure to see all that interest you on the list before the Golden Globes… Read more →


With the advent of autumn and the changing seasons brings a fresh new crop of films all vying for the same coveted shot at Oscar gold. Want to stay busy each weekend seeing the best of the best? Here’s the rundown of the current award contenders and their wide release dates for October and November: Week of October 7: The… Read more →

Flu Shot, Anyone?

Last weekend at the Venice Biennale, Soderbergh premiered his latest film Contagion (Trailer – Italian Version) so somehow it only seemed fitting to watch the trailer version that showcased the masterful work of Cinecitta’s “dubmasters”. In any language, a film where Gwyneth Paltrow dies in the first few minutes is one scary flick, e vero? Read more →

Ciao Filmapalooza

Andiamo! This fall we kickoff the 2011 Academy Award season with the first big three film festivals: 68th Venice International Film Festival begins on August 31 and continues through September 10. Highlights include Polanski’s Carnage, Soderbergh’s Contagion, Clooney’s The Ides of March, and Madonna’s directorial debut about Wallis Simpson, W.E. Telluride Film Festival starts on September 2 and runs through the 5th.… Read more →

Life in Manhattan

He was as tough and romatic as the city he loved. Behind his black-rimmed glasses was the coiled sexual power of a jungle cat…. New York was his town. And it always would be. It’s hard to find a film more perfect than Woody Allen‘s Manhattan. As a kid in the 70s, it was impossible not to imagine an “adult”… Read more →