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5 Pointz, Down

(Time Lapse of the 5 Pointz demolition, by Aymann Ismail, from ANIMAL New York)

In a follow up to our Urban Critic article on The 5 Pointz Follies… 129 more words

Morphing Landscapes

Mapping The Doors of NYC

(Manhattan Doors, 1975-1976, by Roy Colmer)

An interesting link to the geography of Door Mapping, as a retrospective work of art by the Artist Roy Colmer (1935-2014). 118 more words


Adrien Brody: "The beauty about being an actor is to explore things that are unusual"

Adrian Brody rose to fame when portraying celebrated Polish-born and Jewish pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman in Nazi-occupied Warshaw in Roman Polanski’s “The Pianist” (2002). Beginning in 1939 (based on Wladyslaw Szpilman’s own memoirs, published in 1946), he had to attempt trying to survive the destruction of the city’s ghetto and the Holocaust during World War II. 3,634 more words


Brunch, Drunks and A New York Minute or Two or Three

I am just not going to say anything, click here, and then we’ll talk or not:

Finding Humor In Life

New York Stories (1989)

As a fan of all the filmmakers involved, it feels great to finally see New York Stories but I had my expectations in check. I’ve had enough experience with anthology films to know how uneven they can be but this one fares well for the most part. 557 more words

Media Diet

Nora Hosts New York Stories: Holiday Edition December 14th!

It’s that joyous time again when we head down memory lane to a long-ago land of hustlers, whores, freaks, fright wigs and Fiorucci, and this time we’re doing it Santa style! 70 more words