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Whisky With a Twist — Is This Really an Ad Or a Fine Short Film?

From time to time (that means, don’t hold us to a schedule), we’ll share some of the best new advertising gracing airwaves and cinemas here in the US and elsewhere. The best spots are film-making at the top of its game with great characters, narratives,

Broadway Hangouts

It’s 4:3O PM on matinee day. WHAT TO DO and where to hang in the theater district before dinner!?! After catching a matinee on a Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday, we want to talk about what we’ve just seen and relax with a drink before dinner….where

Ripples from the “Hamilton” Wave

It’s the hottest ticket on Broadway, and the “Hamilton” effect is spreading across New York City. Tourists are visiting Trinity Church — where Alexander Hamilton and his wife are buried — and his home in Harlem. Donations are also spiking to Graham Windham, the orphanage founded by

When “Droning On” Is a Really Good Thing

While we’re all debating the role of drones in other walks of life, they’re transforming the visual arts by breaking the ‘third wall’ of two-dimensional film-making and creating stunning images unconstrained by stationary camera positions. This lovely and moody piece won Best of Show for

We Owe Paris

Did you know Samuel Morse was an accomplished painter before he developed the code that bears his name and changed telegraphy forever? Did you know Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., among many others, studied medicine in Paris and brought his knowledge home, to the great benefit