Rich Monetti

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'The Kids' Explores The Real World Of Skateboarding Culture In 1995 Film 'Kids'
2 years ago
Larry Clark’s Kids and the tsunami of prepubescent decadence that plays out hasn’t gotten any easier to watch since premiering in 1995. Encompassing the sexual depravity, Telly’s HIV positive pursuit ...
Me, My Dad and 'Late Night with David Letterman'
2 years ago
Maybe David Letterman is following the comedic party line by deferring all praise but his farewell only fuels my suspicion that he has no idea how much he means to us out here who live for late night ...
Despite Being Off Message, 'The Hateful Eight' Still Has Quentin Tarantino On the Path
2 years ago
I went into the Hateful Eight knowing two things about this Civil War Western. It didn’t have the over the top humor of Pulp Fiction and had all - if not - more of the violence. A blood bath minus the...
Preeminent Among Gay Activists And Actors, Harvey Fierstein Discusses Career At The Harvey School
2 years ago
Last Friday, Harvey Fierstein entertained approximately 100 fans at the Harvey School and detailed his life as an actor, playwright and four-time Tony Award winner. But he admitted to Pat Collins, mod...
Richard Linklater’s 'Boyhood' Left Out the Boy in Coming of Age Movie
2 years ago
Boyhood was 12 years in the making. Imagine embarking on a film project that adheres to the pace of real life, while actually holding onto all the actors through their own travails. Kudos are certainl...
Matthew Broderick's Version is the Most Entertaining of All the Godzilla Movies
2 years ago
The 1998 version of Godzilla with Matthew Broderick has excoriated by many since its release. Rita Kempley of The Washington Post sums the sentiment. The film “neither draws upon our fears nor revels ...