December, 2007

‘Match’ point

Cinema: Look out, Cannes! It was only last week that the Gotham Awards brought film superstars like Uma Thurman and Kyra Sedgwick to Brooklyn, yet the borough is already gearing up for another exciting cinematic celebration: the Brooklyn Heights Jewish Film Festival. Comment.

Movie madness

Cinema: Brooklyn’s own Steiner Studios provided the star-studded stage for the Gotham Awards on Tuesday night. The Independent Feature Project’s 17th annual gala bestowed the prizes for excellence in filmmaking. Comment.

November, 2007

Reel culture

Cinema: Park Slope’s Southpaw is the site for an intimate evening of film and literature with the Baumbach family. Comments (1).

The Lohan lowdown

Cinema: In honor of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s “Takeover” party on Nov. 3, which will feature live bands, beer and, most important, a Lohan retrospective — BAM will be screening “The Parent Trap,” “Freaky Friday,” “Mean Girls” and “I Know Who Killed Me” all in one night — GO Brooklyn has compiled a timeline of Lohan’s greatest achievements.  Comments (3).

Skin flick

Cinema: On a recent rainy Friday afternoon, Windsor Terrace residents pressed their noses up to the glass entrance of Dr. Javier Zumaya’s dermatology office on Prospect Park West. No, there wasn’t a special on fruit acid peels. There was a movie being shot in Zumaya’s waiting room. Comment.

October, 2007

Blood bath

Cinema: Slopers go slasher with ‘Murder Party’ flick. Just in time for Halloween parties, this Williamsburg-based gore fest is released on DVD. Comment.

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September, 2007

Reel changes

Cinema: Have online movie rentals killed the video store in Brooklyn? Comment.


Cinema: A history of defunct devices. Comment.

John’s song

Cinema: Turturro sings to GO Brooklyn about his new movie musical. Comment.

Iran’s trans

Cinema: The best of NewFest comes to BAM. Comment.

Autumn ‘Frost’

Cinema: Paul Auster takes another turn behind the camera. Comment.

August, 2007

Paul’s picks

Cinema: Giamatti picks films to screen at BAM, says, “I thought they were kidding!” Comment.

Seoul’d out

Cinema: The Korean Film Festival lands at BAM. Comment.

Austen power

Cinema: Carroll Gardens native Hathaway has on-screen fun with Jane. Comment.

July, 2007

Liz Garbus

Checkin’ in with: The Park Slope director talks to GO Brooklyn about her new film, “Coma.” Comments (1).

Ball pic

Cinema: HBO’s new Dodger documentary hammers it home.  Comment.

June, 2007

Pop doc

Cinema: What does Adrian Grenier have to say about fatherhood? Comment.

Yes we Cannes

Cinema: GO Brooklyn heads to France to check in on DUMBO producers. Comment.

Bob at BAM

Cinema: Sundance comes back to Brooklyn, will its leader tag along? Comment.

May, 2007

Popcorn culture

Cinema: The Brooklyn International Film Festival enters its 10th year. Comment.

Broken ‘Rules’

Cinema: New boro-based movies isn’t even playing here! Who are these guys? Comment.

April, 2007

Reel life

Cinema: This year’s Tribeca Film Festival is heavy with Brooklyn talent. Comment.

Quiet riot

Cinema: Silent film series at the Brooklyn Public Library has everyone talking. Comment.

March, 2007

Rock stars

Cinema: Bed-Stuy’s Chris Rock chats with GO about his new movie. Comment.

Big screen

Cinema: Jhumpa Lahiri jumps from the page to the silver screen. Comment.

Kiddie Cannes

Cinema: BAMKid’s ninth annual film festival arrives. Comment.

Whose reality?

Cinema: Brooklyn directors explore the reality of reality TV. Comment.

Dirty movies

Cinema: “Pimps, Pigs and Prostitutes” all come to BAM. Comment.

February, 2007

Unholy rollers

Cinema: Gotham Girls Roller Derby, taking over a cinema near you! Comment.

Music videos

Cinema: Over a decade after their release, two great teen movies can finally be seen. Comment.

January, 2007

Tony time

Cinema: Bay Ridge filmmaker Tony De Nonno’s latest presentation was 400 years in the making. Comment.