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UP ON THE ROOF

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And it was on this fourth floor roof area – the largest outdoor hotel space in the city – that the Rooftop Film Club was launching its debut event.

BLAST OFF AT THE RUSSIAN CONSULATE

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On Wednesday, May 20th, Oleg Frish debuted cuts from his new CD, “Duets With My American Idols,” which is being distributed by BDG through RED Distribution, LLC, a division of SONY Music Entertainment. The invitation had hinted at ‘Surprise Guests.’ For me, personally, there were surprises in store that the organizers of this lovely event could not have anticipated.

THE BEST OF 2014 Films, DVDs, BluRays, Books, and whatever else our writers care to list…
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FIR’S HOLIDAY NEW YEAR’S SPECIAL – 2014

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It’s been a good season at the cinemas, and it’s been a good year for home video, despite everything we’ve been led to expect. Here are some suggestions for gifts, ranging from the collections to the obscure.

THE SHADOWS ON THE HALLS

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My name is David Del Valle. My journey is just beginning. A journey that I am hoping will somehow begin to reveal the mysteries of my past. It is a journey that will bring me to a strange and dark place….to a house high atop a stormy cliff at the edge of the sea…

FIR HALLOWEEN COLUMN 2014

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Good news: despite the decline of DVD/BluRay, there are some spectacular titles out there for Halloween. I’m even in one of them (but don’t let that stop you from picking it up…) Also, we’re still drowning in zombies, so they get their special section at the end of the column

BEFORE MY TIME – MICHAEL GLAWOGGER – IN MEMORIAM

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Michael Glawogger championed the inhabitants in the world who were subjected to harshness and cruelty toiling in the fruitless labor that bore only the bare minimum to survive.