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A Full Sleigh(t) of Movies

It’s a Great Day for Asbury Park.

Opening Friday, 12/19 is THE HOMESMAN, a new offering by Tommy Lee Jones, who takes the director’s chair and is on screen in this drama. Starring Hillary Swank as an independent woman who enlists the aid of a down and out man to help her transport 3 women back to Iowa …

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A Genius, Scary Monster and Mean Teacher

Opening this week Friday 12/12 for THEORY OF EVERYTHING, a movie that has great performances written all over it. Rarely do we get to see a genius like Stephen Hawking, his abilities are beyond the pale both as a scientist and as a innovator in the field of physical adaptation. While much has been written about …

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THE BABADOOK

So in the midst of the Awards Season, when every distributor looks to control movie screen real estate, comes a film from first time director Jennifer Kent called THE BABADOOK. It just won the New York Film Critics Circle prize for Best First Film and William Friedkin, director of THE EXORCIST, called it “the scariest …

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Shop Local – Asbury Park’s Cookman Avenue

Great article in a recent online blog about our eclectic Cookman Avenue retail corridor. Thanks very much to Alice Magdziak who highlights a number of shops in the downtown and points out that Asbury Park has quite a collection of tasty RETAIL treats that accompany the many food and beverage treats that are all too often …

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Tehran, London, Asbury Park

Jon Stewart, one of NJ’s own success stories, has branched out from THE DAILY SHOW, into filmmaking, with his directorial debut, ROSEWATER which opens this Friday 12/5. A story rooted in a real life event, this timely film follows one journalist who risked his own personal safety reporting on the recent election in Iran. He made …

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