2017 Golden Globe Nominations Announced!

Welcome back, my award season enthusiasts!  The 2017 Award Season officially commenced this morning at 8:15 am with the announcement of the Golden Globe Award Nominations.  While these awards are decided by the Hollywood Foreign Press, whose members do not overlap with any Oscar voting body, they are always a good indication of what movies […]

Far From the Madding Crowd (1967)

The 1960’s It Girl, Julie Christie has a star turn in this very fine adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s proto-feminist 19th century novel. She’s a headstrong young woman who comes into a substantial inheritance, her wealthy uncle’s working farm. In good time she manages to beguile three different suitors all at once, making her the Goldilocks […]

2016 Hail, Caesar! The Berlin Film Festival is on.

The 66th annual Berlin Film Festival kicked off on February 11th with the most recent Coen brothers film HAIL, CAESAR!, a cinematic valentine to a bygone Hollywood of the 1950s. Returning staples–George Clooney and Josh Brolin–along with other A-list talent–Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, and Ralph Fiennes–are comically interwoven in a tale of kidnapping, […]

5 New York Film Festival Movies to Catch when they Hit Theaters

The New York Film Festival may have ended a couple weeks ago but the movies that premiered at the festival continue to roll into theaters including Robert Zemeckis’s The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Steven Spielberg’s The Bridge of Spies, featuring Tom Hankes; and Steve Jobs directed by Danny Boyle. In the weeks and months ahead […]

Falling: a Prose Poem about Sunshine Superman

Vertigo, as Hitchcock taught us with his dolly zoom, is a sense of false rotation. It is disorientation, a spiraling as if sliding down through the slick whorls of a nautilus or a girl-in-the-clock-tower’s long plunge to doom. Kundera, years and oceans later, conflated vertigo with both the fear of falling and “the voice of […]

MoviefiedNYC’s Top 5 Horror Films

There seems to be a variety of definitions for the horror genre out there. Wikipedia defines the horror genre as “seeking to elicit a negative emotional reaction from viewers by playing on the audience’s primal fears.” Here at MoviefiedNYC my partner, Myrna, defines horror as something that causes her to cover her mouth to keep from screaming, and […]

Moviefied Special Edition: 9/11 Tribute in Film to the World Trade Center

Moviefied remembers the lost lives, the survivors, and a city transformed before our eyes. Thanks to the power of film, we can revisit the beauty and awe of the World Trade Center. World Trade Center Twin Tower Cameos In Movies (1969-2001) Godspell (1973) Man on a Wire (2008) King Kong (1976) A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) […]

Throwback Thursday: 90s Rom-Com Queens

Recently it has come to my attention that the music, style and fashion of the 1990’s is all around us. The Spice Girls, The Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees and Destiny’s Child are all reuniting and Eminem has once again bleached his hair. The VMA’s provided a ’90s flashback that included an NSYNC performance, TLC’s Chilli […]

Tuesday Tunes: We Can Dance If We Want To

This weeks ‘Tuesday Tunes’ article has strayed from it’s usual path of words, thoughts and opinions. Instead, it has become a collection of sweet, sweet dance moves. I urge you to take a break from your work day, grab a snack, plug in your earphones and enjoy this compilation of movie magic. PS: This video […]

Tuesday Tunes: The Immortal Stars

Every once in a while, a musician’s relationship with fame, success, and talent is so tragic, inspiring or memorable, they leave a definite mark on the world and thus, a movie must be made. Whether it be the life of sex, drugs, and rock and roll that Sid and Nancy fulfilled or the rags to […]