Richard Gere is FRANNY, a likable, overbearing and toxic character who tries to control a young couple’s future By Steve V. Rodriguez

“Franny”, which just played at the recent Tribeca Film Festival, is a mesmerizing look at a young couple’s invasion by a man named Franny, played boldly by Richard Gere. “Franny” stars Dakota Fanning (Olivia) and Theo James (Luke) who play a young couple about to have a baby, while Luke is fresh out of med […] Click to read more »

New York, Paris and Rome are the Backdrop for Paul Haggis’ Film, “Third Person” Posing as an Espionage Thriller with an Intimate Secret By Steve V. Rodriguez

   In Paul Haggis’ new film, “Third Person”, which just premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, the Oscar winner who won best screenplay and picture for “Crash”, revisits similar themes of inter-connectedness and the search for love. In “Crash” the seemingly divergent and varied walks of life living in an isolated, Los Angeles, are all […] Click to read more »

Brian De Palma’s new thriller, “Passion” is a decadent tale of deception and betrayal with all the makings of a modern day film noir By: Steve V. Rodriguez

  It’s easy to get lost in beautiful women, architecture, style and acute aesthetics in Brian De Palma’s new film, “Passion”. Shot like a modern day film noir with use of shadows, color and lighting, the viewer is mesmerized by simple objects like a vibrant lipstick or an ornate watch worn by one of the […] Click to read more »

Hitchcock Fans Check Out “The 39 Steps” This Summer at New World Stages: Review + Win Tickets! By Kevin M. Thomas

“The 39 Steps” played on Broadway for almost a year and was nominated for a Tony for Best Play (and later a Best New Comedy winner at London’s Olivier Awards)”.  The 39 Steps” is perfectly at home now at the New World Stages in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen. At New World, the stage is more […] Click to read more »