New Allen Film to Open Tribeca

I won’t deny that Woody Allen has found his muse in Europe, but I also won’t deny that I’m happy to see him return to New York City. Not only is he returning to New York City, he’s returning with Larry David. ‘Whatever Works,’ Allen’s new comedy is the opening film in the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. ‘Whatever’ also stars Evan Rachel Wood, and Patricia Clarkson.

The Tribeca Film Festival starts April 22nd and runs through May 3.

CD Review: Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up

CD Review: Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up

Blip Blip BleepBlip Blip Bleep’s self-released EP ‘Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up” is six tracks of catchy, electro-rock goodness. The trio made up of Sean Han, Brett Thompson, and Sarah Lee, hails from Brooklyn NY, ‘Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up,’ being their second release.

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Ricci & Bloom ‘Love You’

Ricci & Bloom ‘Love You’

Personally, I was a fan of ‘Paris Je Taíme,’ maybe I didn’t completely love the all the shorts, but I loved the concept. A series of shorts by different directors, all tied together by a single city. Well, I hope I won’t have to spell out what New York, I Love You, is about.

Today, thebadandugly.com had some exclusive pics from set, shooting in Tompkin’s Square Park in Manhattan.

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New York to Triple Tax Credit

We’ve been getting a lot of productions to come to our little State of Massachusetts, some have even called us the best state to shoot in due to our excellent tax credit. If you’re from Mass, it’ll come to no surprise that New York is looking to compete with us once again, this time for our film productions.

Having lost many films to Connecticut, New Jersey, and Massachusetts, New York legislation is looking to increase their tax credit to 30% from 10%. Combined with the additional 5% offered for filming in New York City, filmmakers can see a 35% credit to their productions.

The proposed bill has been approved in the state legislature, and only needs the approval of new Governor David Paterson.

Review: Cloverfield

Review: Cloverfield

We are all familiar with the buzz that’s been flying around for this movie, the big question is, does it live up to the hype?

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