Archive for the ‘Film & Entertainment’ Category

SOUL: a review by Ali Skylar


I may be in the minority but I’m not sure I really liked SOUL - as much as I wanted to! I LOVED the realistic depiction of Manhattan and the characters. I LOVED that the subject matter was about pre-life, life and death. I LOVED Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey. But they kinda of ...

The Prom: A Review In A Play! By Ali Skylar


CHARACTERS:  Amelia and Jake, a middle-aged couple from NY and NJ.  SETTING:  In their bedroom, getting ready for bed after watching THE PROM on netflix.   JAKE: Hon, so what did you think? AMELIA:  Much better than I expected!  And compiling notes in my head now to share with you…:) JAKE:  You know, I liked ...

Ted Lasso To The Family Rescue! by Ali Skylar


My kids are about 7 years apart. My daughter, Lexi, now 28, is the big sister. My son, Chaz, is 21 years old and the younger bro. When they were young, it kinda sucked when it came to planning family vacations, or trying to find a game we could all play ...

“Feathers of Fire–The Movie,” Shadow Theater On Film, A Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


Perhaps you have already streamed everything on your movie ‘wish-list’ and are finding drive-in movie tickets hard to come by? (As they sell out at lightning speed.) This scramble for entertainment will most likely be a common thread this summer, but there is some good news. There are talented companies ...

“Hidden Orchard Mysteries: The Case of the Air B&B Robbery” Film Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


The opportunity entertainment provides, to get lost in another environment, if only for a little while, can be a very important way to cope in these extremely trying times. Any joy seems like something to grasp and hold onto, now, more than ever. However, with live theater on hold, I ...

Mary Poppins Sing Along: Review by Lainie Gutterman


My son saw Mary Poppins Returns twice over the holidays.  So, when I was offered tickets to Mary Poppins Sing-Along at Schimmel Center, I immediately said “yes” even though we had to rearrange our jam-packed weekend schedule to fit it in. An hour prior to the movie, there were pre-show activities ...

“KIDNAP” Movie Review (and Moms Night Out) by Andrea Santo Felcone


[caption id="attachment_25663" align="alignright" width="300"] Halle Berry, New York City's "KIDNAP" advanced screening[/caption] It had been one of those days, so I was really looking forward to the "KIDNAP" movie advanced screening--graciously set up for me, by Motherhood Later. Normally, I wouldn't go to a kidnapping movie. It's really the last place ...

Chatting with Lisa Ebersole, Creator/Star, 37 PROBLEMS: A NEW COMEDY SERIES ABOUT FERTILITY AND GROWING UP by Robin Gorman Newman


What was the motivation for creating your web series?  A couple years ago, two of my friends froze their eggs.  One had a very successful experience and the other found out she was nearly infertile.  I was in grad school at the time and babies were not on my radar, ...

Mom Entertainment Blogger: When Harry Met Seinfeld Tour: by Robin Gorman Newman


On Location Tours, a leading TV and movie tour company, recently launched the When Harry Met Seinfeld Tour, and we were invited on as guests. The two-hour bus tour offers a look at TV & movie locations above Times Square, beginning north of Times Square, heading through the Upper West and ...