IN THEATERS: ‘Cafe Society’ Is A Light And Dark Delight

Director Woody Allen’s latest film “Cafe Society” opens today at Zinema 2. True to form, Allen weaves humor with love, modern “tragedy,” success and neuroses in this film starring Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart. It’s 1930s Hollywood, and Bobby (Jesse Eisenberg) flies in from the Bronx, hoping to work for his powerful uncle…
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INDIEWATCH: This ‘Gigolo’ Is Witty, Subtle And A Bit Deflated

In “Fading Gigolo,” Murray (Woody Allen) and Fioravante (John Turturro) close up their indie bookstore. As they pack, Murray mentions he saw his dermatologist — and she’s interested in a threesome. Murray says he instantly thought of Fior. “Are you on drugs,” he says. And Murray: “Apart from my Zoloft, no.” “Gigolo” wastes no time,…
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INDIEWATCH: ‘Frances Ha’ A Refreshing Twist On A Classic Breakup Story

Greta Gerwig stars in writer/director Noah Baumbach’s latest film, “Frances Ha,” about a 27-year-old dancer whose No. 1 talent is being a best friend. The film opens with a montage of Frances (Gerwig) and Sophie (Mickey Sumner) scampering through New York City, tap dancing in Central Park, holding hands and snuggling in bed. When Sophie…
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