The 54th New York Film Festival New York Film Festival returns to the Upper West Side this autumn on the Upper West Side. The film festival, which lasts for 17 days, will introduce American audiences to the best national and international cinema of today. Continue reading below for a guide on the films that will keep everyone talking this awards season. Read More
The Upper West Side has long been one of the most featured and easily recognizable neighborhoods in cinema and television. Some of the films feature unique buildings that display a distinct architectural style and add an important element to the film’s atmosphere. From The Dakota’s mysterious energy in “Rosemary’s Baby” to the iconic rooftop of 55 Central Park West in “Ghostbusters”, the Upper West Side buildings featured in movies below are central characters to the films in which they appear. Read More
During the summer, NYC takes full advantage of its many parks and green spaces to host an endless amount of events and festivals. However, as soon as the sun goes down many New Yorker’s prefer to pack a picnic and watch a movie in the park. Two outdoor film festivals based in Riverside Park will be screening lots of exciting movies throughout the summer. From Hollywood action flicks to classic French cinema, our picks below offer something for everyone.
2016 Film Festival Screening To Be Held at Beacon Theatre on April 21, 2016 @ 7:30 P.M.
After 40 years, Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Paul Schrader, and director/producer Martin Scorsese attend the event with conversations for audience members to remember. The celebration of a psychological thriller leads to conversations with infamous actors and their producer. This particular memorable event is being held at the legendary Beacon Theater in New York, NY, on Thursday evening (April 21, 2016) @ 7:30 p.m.. Since it’s debut, Taxi Driver has affected the motive of fans and the director that they admire—Martin Scorsese. Read More
There are many celebrities on the Upper West Side, and it’s certainly not hard to understand! Living on the Upper West Side can be quite relaxing compared to the rest of the city. The neighborhood-like feel, many exceptional local bars and restaurants, and not to mention it borders Central Park. So, it comes to no surprise that it is one of the most celebrity-populated neighborhoods in the city. From brownstones, to modern luxury high rises, to pre-war co-ops – the UWS has something for everyone. Here are several people you (most definitely) might recognize on the streets who call the Upper West Side home. Read More