The Reel Dad: New York Film Festival celebrates the best of movies

Thank goodness for the New York Film Festival. Each fall this annual event takes us to wonderful worlds where movies travel. Through its curated collection of films, the Festival celebrates what we cherish, challenges what we consider and confirms our hopes of what movies can be. And we’re just up the road from Lincoln Center where it all happens. Check … read more

Blanchett shines as scheming journalist in Truth

  Movies love journalists. From making us laugh in His Girl Friday in the 1940s to inspiring us to question in All the President’s Men in the 1970s, moviemakers find reporters fascinating. The silver screen never tires of stories about people who report news stories. In the fall of 2004, CBS news producer Mary Mapes hungers to tell a good … read more