Category Archives: Film Theater and TV

Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

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Review: Raging Bull

May 12, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I have avoided seeing Raging Bull for 37 years despite this 1980 film winning Best Actor for Robert De

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Paul McCartney tells stories to 100,000 people in Indio, California

October 15, 2016- by Steven Greer In the second day of The Desert Trip (note the awesome full moon), Paul McCartney told numerous fascinating stories about the early

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The Tribeca “Film” Festival has jumped the shark

April 19, 2017- BPTV has extensively reported for years on how the Tribeca Film Festival was failing,

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I am Michael Clayton

March 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Michael Clayton was a great film and should have won Best Picture in 2007. If you saw it, you recall

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Told you so. It was not a blizzard according to the NYT

January 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am such a genius contrarian. All of you thought that I had lost my marbles when I was proclaiming

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The Weinstein’s are broke again

February 26, 2017- After the Great Depression of 2008, the movie mogul Weinstein brothers,

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Manchester by the Sea

February 26, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Manchester by the Sea, written and directed by Ken Lonergan, starring Casey Affleck, is nominated

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Hell or High Water

February 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I watched “Hell or High Water” because it was nominated for an Academy Award. It stars Jeff Bridges and Chris Pine.

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Hacksaw Ridge

February 24, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Hacksaw Ridge is the first big hit for director Mel Gibson since he was blacklisted by Hollywood

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Arrival

February 17, 2017- by Steven E Greer Arrival, starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner and directed by Denis Villeneuve, is now available on Netflix.

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Will Goldman Sachs win Oscars?

Update February 27, 2012 By Steven Greer The Academy Award “best Picture”, once again, went to Goldman Sachs via their subsidiary

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Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein met with the woman he allegedly groped the next day at the Tribeca Grand Hotel

Update April 10, 2015- Charges will not be filed.

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Robert De Niro is an idiot and they should stop calling it the “Tribeca” Film Festival

Update February 18, 2016- Robert de Niro is at it again. The Post reports, “Robert De Niro still can’t fully

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The New York premier of Roger Waters The Wall

September 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I have been suckered into many movie “premiers” of big budget films, only to find myself in a

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Sully

January 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I had assumed for some reason that the film “Sully” was another cheesy Ron Howard film. I watched

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Suicide Squad

January 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I would normally disregard a superhero movie, because they are all bad (except for Nolan’s Batman trilogy).

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The Desert Trip: Day 1: The Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan

October 14, 2016- in 4K

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The Desert Trip: Day 3: The Who and Roger Waters

October 16, 2016- in 4K

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My funny encounter with actress Gillian Anderson

October 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer A funny thing happened while I was having lunch at The Clocktower. I was in the middle blue room,

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