film

Kaufman Astoria Studios extends lease by 99 years
Kaufman Astoria Studios extends lease by 99 years
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 10/18/2012 at 8:28AM

Keep the reels rolling! Senator Charles Schumer and Congressmember Carolyn Maloney announced the approval of Kaufman Astoria Studios’ 99 year lease term extension under the Historic Surplus Property Program by the National Park Service (NPS). Early this month, Schumer and Maloney requested that NPS approve this application, stating the extension would allow business expansion in [...]

In Spider-Man’s hometown, Queens residents flock to theater
In Spider-Man’s hometown, Queens residents flock to theater
News Billy Rennison 7/03/2012 at 5:19PM

“The Amazing Spider-Man” swung into theaters at midnight and Queens moviegoers flocked to the film in the character’s hometown. Lines formed outside the Midway movie theater in Forest Hills — where Spider-Man hails from — to be among the first to see the superhero flick. “In all the Spidey movies, [Spider-Man] cried too much. This [...]

NYC’s Filming Boom
NYC’s Filming Boom
Arts & Music Billy Rennison 5/07/2012 at 11:43AM

Bollywood produces the most movies in the world. Hollywood is known as the planet’s entertainment capital. But there is a sleeping giant in the entertainment industry — New York City. Being the biggest city in the world, New York was the setting of a multitude of shows, but not their home: Seinfeld, Friends and Everybody [...]