Rich Monetti

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Woody Allen Finds Himself and the Roaring 20s in Zelig
a year ago
Who else but Woody Allen himself could insert himself into Nazi archival footage, cause a ruckus to get the attention of a girl he loves and then get a laugh while Adolf Hitler rants on world dominati...
'Matthews' Sheds Light on English Football Star's Coaching during Apartheid in South Africa
a year ago
Babe Ruth swung for the fences in the 1920s, and America crowned him the Sultan of Swat. In England, Stanley Matthews compares at the same cultural magnitude, and one upped the Bambino’s royalty by be...
Abondanza Is a Bronx Tale of a Disappearing Neighborhood
a year ago
If you really want to add authenticity to your Sunday serving of macaroni, meatballs and gravy, a trip to Arthur Avenue in the Bronx will yield as many homemade Italian shopping opportunities as it al...
Harrison Ford Follows the Travails of American Immigrants in Crossing Over
a year ago
If you’re interested in heartbreak, Crossing Over is the movie for you. Depicting illegal immigration in a number of forms, it’s the heartless who truly will enjoy this film. Harrison Ford portrays an...
12 Angry Men Take a Turn at Law and Order
a year ago
Lawyers, judges, precedent, legal statutes, expert witnesses, forensic evidence and the power of subpoena all play their litigious parts in the Criminal Justice System and American Law and Order. They...
'The Kids' Explores The Real World Of Skateboarding Culture In 1995 Film 'Kids'
a year 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 ...