While on the Road, a Friendship is Formed

While on the Road, a Friendship is Formed

By Vincent Abbatecola Peter Farrelly is a writer-director who has made a name for himself making comedies with his brother, Bobby, throughout the ‘90s and early 2000s, with two of their most notable films being 1994’s “Dumb and Dumber” and 1998s “There’s Something About Mary.” With credits like these, you wouldn’t expect either of the […]

Volunteer of the Week: Grace Griffin, Nyack High School Videographer

Volunteer of the Week: Grace Griffin, Nyack High School Videographer

BY BARRY WARNER In high school, a videographer is responsible for recording live events and documentaries. The video advances the culture of the high school and can be placed on its website for greater viewing by the community. The videographer and crew have to set up the equipment and make the necessary adjustments to the […]

Michael Clarke Duncan, 54, Remembered as Actor and Bodyguard

BY VINCENT ABBATECOLA Michael Clarke Duncan, 54, passed away on September 3, 2012 after having complications due to a heart attack he suffered on July 13. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 10, 1957.  He lived in a single-parent household with his sister, Judy, and mother, Jean.  He attended Alcorn State University, where […]

Nyack Film Festival Announces Winners

Nyack Film Festival Announces Winners

Vincent Pastore, “Big Pussy” from The Soprano’s, makes appearance at Nyack Film Festival Three days 18 films and hundreds of film fans created film history in Nyack this past weekend when community, independent filmmakers and celebrities make the premiere Nyack Film Festival a Smash Hit! Independent movie making has a long past and every person a […]

Hollywood, NY

New York and California in battle for more film business BY VINNY MURPHY A battle for supremacy has started, and we’re right in the middle of it. Though it sounds like the tag line to the next big Hollywood blockbuster and even involved Arnold Schwarzenegger at one point, this story is very real. Over the […]

The First Annual Nyack Film Festival Starts This Weekend!

This Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19, The Nyack Village Theater will screen a program of the latest in independent films. Why a local film festival? Local festivals like the Nyack Film Festival bring rarely seen little gems to the community. These festivals provide entertainment for both younger and older audiences. Another opportunity to […]