Confessions of a film festival judge

Confessions of a film festival judge

From Oct. 12-14, I had the chance to travel to Delaware Water Gap for a few days to serve as a judge at the annual Forwardian Film Festival at the Antoine Dutot Gallery and Museum. As a major film festival fan and my times as a film writer, I have seen nearly every...
The Award Chase: You’ve seen these already

The Award Chase: You’ve seen these already

Each Wednesday through the week of the 2019 Academy Award nominations on Jan. 22, Take 2 is handicapping the Oscar rush with The Award Chase. Have we already seen the movies that will rule the Oscars this year? Will they be remembered come nomination time? While we...
When fashion becomes cinematic

When fashion becomes cinematic

If you see me in real life, you would know that I’m not a fashion plate. I wear clothes that are 10 seasons behind and are available at Kmart and Old Navy. The only high-fashion things I own are two Coach handbags and a Ralph Lauren hand towel, all from retail...
Tamara’s Take: Prepare for Fall at the Dietrich

Tamara’s Take: Prepare for Fall at the Dietrich

The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock will starts its annual fall festival on Friday with an Oktoberfest-theme opening night for “Puzzle” and “Boundaries.” With more than 20 titles playing over three weeks, there are art and independent films that will attract nearly...
So your Netflix account has been hacked

So your Netflix account has been hacked

It’s a Sunday night. I arrived home earlier than usual having met the nightly work deadline early, and I wanted to binge watch some movies on Netflix. Strange things had been happening over the last few days, but I thought it was just a glitch. It started with all my...