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Oscar fever! Yards docu-ganda on short list for little gold statue

Prospect Heights: The Atlantic Yards documentary, “Battle for Brooklyn,” has a fighting chance to take home one of Tinseltown’s top trophies. Comments (22)
Park Slope: And this Brooklyn-made film stars Richard Chamberlain as a pot-smoking rock club owner! Comment
Fort Greene: DUMBO-based indie rock darling Sufjan Stevens will join Castanets crooner Ray Raposa for a live performance the duo’s original score of stellar documentary, “Beyond this Place,” alongside a screening of the film at BAM on Oct. 30. Comments (1)

Mekas movies: Film legend premieres a doc at film fest this weekend

Greenpoint: Legendary filmmaker and Gotham flaneur Jonas Mekas is set to kick off the first-ever Greenpoint Film Festival with the premiere of a full-length documentary about boozing it up at the infamous Mars Bar in Manhattan. Comment

Get food for the mind — and belly — at the Red Hook Film Fest

Red Hook: The Tribeca Film Festival may be star-studded, but the Red Hook Film Festival’s got free key lime pie. Comment
BoroBeat: The new indieScreen could be the first to get a liquor license for in-theater drinking. Comment

Adrian Grenier loves Devin Ratray!

Williamsburg: The “Entourage” star and pal Ratray star in “True Bromance,” the highlight of this year’s Willifest! Comments (1)
The inspiration for the classic movie about gangland Coney is the subject of his own movie at the neighborhood’s film festival. Comments (20)
Red Hook: The greatest movie about a bike theft — ever. Comment
BoroBeat: The Park Slope actor has created a musical tribute to Naples. Comment

You tawkin’ to us?!

You tawkin’ to us?!

Brooklyn Heights: Heights woman shows off documentary on the New York accent. Comments (3)
Greenpoint: Hold on to your butts — “Jurassic Park” comes to McCarren Park this month. Comment

Start spreading the ‘Newsies’! Singalong on Friday at the Bell House

Gowanus: Calling all kings of New York. Comment

Bueller? Bueller? Classic coming-of-age story to unspool in McCarren Park

Greenpoint: Don’t play hooky on the greatest hooky movie ever. Comments (1)
Brooklyn’s biggest animation festival is no child’s play. Comment

Enjoy the ‘View’! Pier 1 film series returns with ‘Manhattan’

DUMBO: Yes, it’s a movie about that other island, but what else do you expect from Woody Allen (the Spike Lee of Manhattan)? Comment

Dinner and a movie — in one place!

Williamsburg: Nitehawk Cinema opens in Williamsburg. The reviews are positive. Comments (1)
Fort Greene: Marilyn Monroe is finally getting the big-screen bash she deserves. Comment

Marilyn Monroe’s sexy six

Marilyn Monroe’s sexy six

Fort Greene: The Brooklyn Academy of Music Marily Monroe retrospective features 14 films that explore the varied career of the ultimate blonde bombshell. Here’s a look at Norma Jean’s “sexy six” — and what makes them so scintillating. Comment
Fort Greene: Check out Sophia Takal’s movie at BAM next week. Comments (1)

Hakuna matata! The Bell House hosts a ‘Lion King’ sing-along

Gowanus: There’ll be no worries, at least for one night. Comment
Atlantic Yards: Starring Daniel Goldstein, Bruce Ratner and, in a tragic role, democracy. Comments (25)
Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Heights’ beloved twin cinema will become more than a moviehouse, now that a local musician and tech specialist has taken over. Comments (10)
Fort Greene: “Vertigo” may be considered Alfred Hitchcock’s finest work, but it didn’t always get the respect it now commands. Comments (1)

Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ heads for Coney Island

Come in here, dear boy, have a cigar, you’re gonna go far — if you head to the beach to see a classic rock and roll film. Comment
DUMBO: Greenpoint’s Serious Lunch will screen their best — and newest — shorts during the Brooklyn Arts Council’s film festival. Comment
Bridge ‘Park’: The schedule for this summer’s “Movies with a View” series at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1 is up — and this year is focusing on the “view” part of the name. Most of the films in the series have a Manhattan focus — which only makes sense given the city views from the park at the foot of Old Fulton Street. Comment
Williamsburg: The blockbusters opening this Memorial Day won’t just be the movies — it’ll be the movie house, too. Comment
Red Hook: It’s a marriage made in old timey heaven. Comment
Greenpoint: Get to Greenpoint this month for highly original, experimental film. Comment
Fort Greene: The French film legend will be a “Belle du Jour” for a month. Comments (1)

The badass of Korean film — at BAM

Fort Greene: Kim Jee-woon is one severely damaged filmmaker — but the Brooklyn Academy of Music means that in the best way possible. Comments (1)

Bum love! Three Dodger docs to screen at Historical Society

Brooklyn Heights: They skipped town over 50 years ago, but the Brooklyn Dodgers live on — at least in a new film series. Comments (1)

BAM brings in the ‘Grass and Ass’ with Cheech, Chong and Porky’s

Fort Greene: Nobody does lowbrow better than the highbrow folks at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Comments (1)
Fort Greene: A well-deserved retrospective to the lady behind the sunglasses in “Thelma and Louise” and the white T-shirt in “Atlantic City.” Comments (1)
Fort Greene: Gregg Araki’s new Sundance Festival cult hit will debut in Brooklyn on Jan. 27. Comment

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