“Ted” — A Toy Story for Adults Only

BY VINCENT ABBATECOLA In Seth MacFarlane’s directorial film debut, “Ted,” the creator of the popular TV cartoon series “Family Guy” brings to the screen the childhood dream of having one’s favorite toy come to life, albeit in a considerably more mature light. With a teddy bear that relishes in inappropriate behavior, the film is a […]

The Second Annual Rivertown Film Kitchen Tour Inspires Many

The kitchen, a quintessential part of every home, is a place of physical nourishment and meaningful memories. Kitchens reflect the home atmosphere as well as its inhabitants. Rockland County is home to a wide array of kitchen styles, and recently, Rivertown Film, in Nyack, New York, held a tour of various, unique, and beautiful Rockland […]

An Offer You Can’t Refuse

An Offer You Can’t Refuse

Review of indie-film “Safety Not Guaranteed” BY VINCENT ABBATECOLA When thinking of an indie movie, you might picture a story that takes a more honest approach to life, with maybe a little bit of lighthearted quirkiness added to make you feel like you’re watching something unique. They are not similar to the more mainstream films, […]

Trying to Solve the Mystery of Life, and Encountering Extraterrestrial Life

Trying to Solve the Mystery of Life, and Encountering Extraterrestrial Life

Review of new Hollywood film “Prometheus” BY VINCENT ABBATECOLA The first film in the “Alien” trilogy was Ridley Scott’s only one as a director. Three decades later, he displays that his extended time away from the franchise has not tarnished his adventurous spirit for the sci-fi realm. Just like in “Alien,” Scott’s sort-of-prequel “Prometheus” has […]