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Don’t miss the latest action flick or rom-com playing at your local cinema. Check for movie news, reviews, and updates on all the summer blockbuster and sleeper hits. No matter what your tastes in film are, you’ll want to be sure to get the latest scoop on the next big flick before you head over to the theatre, and know what you’re in for before catching a show.

Authors appearing on Long Island, week of Dec. 2

Wednesday, Dec. 5. New Yorker magazine cartoonist Bob Eckstein talks about and signs copies of “The Illustrated History of the Snowman.” At 7 p.m., Turn of the Corkscrew Books & Wine, 110 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-764-6000, ...

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LI filmmaker to host screening of his LIRR massacre documentary

Gorycki and others connected to the tragedy will be at the Merrick Cinemas Monday for a screening of “The Long Island Rail Road Massacre: 20 Years Later,” a 2013 documentary by local filmmaker Charlie Minn. The film will screen again on Tuesday.

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Natalie Portman is a leading lady in 'Vox Lux,' plus more movie news

A local screening next month will include an appearance by the filmmaker and an open-bar reception with entertainment by drag performers Toni Homeperm, Anita Morehead and others. The film is presented under the banner of the Long Island Gay and ...

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Three documentaries screening at Cinema Arts Centre, two with LI connections.

Three documentaries released earlier this year, two with Long Island connections, will screen at Huntington's Cinema Arts Centre over the coming week. “Monrovia, Indiana,” the latest from Frederick Wiseman, screens Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. The film ...

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Thanksgiving TV: What to watch

Still ongoing are complete-series runs of Alan Thicke's Long Island-set '80s-com "Growing Pains" (through Sunday 8 p.m., Antenna TV) and Lauren Graham's 2000s gem "Gilmore Girls" (through Sunday night at midnight, UP). Other family favorites include ...

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Holiday shopping guide: Destination Huntington

... traffic and the good balance of retail and restaurants, which offers her shoppers options, since her customer base comes from across Long Island. "If they're going to make the effort and drive 35 or 40 minutes, it's good they can take in a movie ...

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Riverhead Raceway documentary 'The Last Race' sets sneak preview at LI theaters

“The Last Race,” a documentary about Riverhead Raceway, will be shown in sneak-preview screenings Wednesday night at 90 Regal theaters around the country, including several on Long Island. The film will be preceded by a conversation between ...

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Authors appearing on Long Island, week of Nov. 4

... with Mark Lukasiewicz, dean of Communications at Hofstra University, presented by Long Island Litfest. $35 ticket includes copy of the book, audience Q&A session and book signing reception. At 7:30 p.m. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington ...

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Long Island experience gifts

Take laps in a real NASCAR race car. Or reap the benefits of unlimited admission with a membership or season pass to a museum or family-friendly attraction. Good-to-gift experiences around Long Island allow your loved ones to spend some time learning ...

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What's happening at Long Island shopping malls this holiday

There's an AMC movie theater, a 24/7 gym, on-site dental cleaning, eyebrow threading, eye exams, watch repair, a tailor and dry cleaning; even its own post office, open 7 days a week that offers passport service. Events: through Oct. 29: Susan G. Komen ...

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Southampton $4M donation pushes Sag Harbor Cinema to fundraising goal

Southampton Town officials approved spending $4 million to acquire development rights at the Sag Harbor Cinema, a decision that ensures the property remains a movie theater and covers the bulk of reconstruction costs for the fire-damaged building.

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Gold Coast International Film Festival organizers prepare for first year without largest venue

Bow Tie Cinemas took ownership of the Port Washington theater in 2013 when it acquired Clearview. The company operates four other theaters on Long Island — in New Hyde Park, Manhasset, Roslyn and Great Neck. Soundview Cinema has seven ...

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Alec Baldwin Hosts Event For East End Immigrant Advocacy Group

EAST HAMPTON, NY — Actor Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria hosted a fundraiser for Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island, a not-for-profit agency committed to promoting social, economic, cultural, and educational development within Long ...

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NBC's Katy Tur to speak on Long Island

NBC News' Katy Tur will speak at Long Island LitFest at Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington on Nov. 7, just one day after the mid-term elections. Tur, who also serves as an anchor of “MSNBC Live,” spent 18 months covering the entire campaign of ...

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Big laughs, heavy drama at LI Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

With big stars and big laughs, “Ideal Home" starring funnymen Steve Coogan and Paul Rudd as a bickering middle-aged couple thrust into grandparenthood is being touted as the big discovery at the Long Island Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. The comedy ...

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Hamptons International Film Festival 2018

See the actors, filmmakers and other celebrities turning out to see the movies at this year's Hamptons International Film Festival, Oct. 4-8, at venues across the East End. Notable films include "The Kindergarten Teacher," starring Maggie Gyllenhaal ...

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Nine storytellers share their tales onstage in 'Every Family's Got One'

Nine storytellers will share their tales during the first “Every Family's Got One (A Story That Is)” event on Thursday at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington. The six women and three men, most from Long Island, have written family related essays for ...

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What's playing at this year's Hamptons International Film Festival

Several films with Long Island roots, from a locally made documentary to a major Hollywood feature, will share the spotlight at the upcoming 26th Hamptons International Film Festival. Oscar-nominated actress Rosamund Pike will attend the festival to ...

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Joan Jett documentary screening at 2 LI theaters, more movie news

THE DEAL The latest from Long Island-born filmmaker Carmine Cangialosi opens at the AMC Stony Brook 17 Friday. The film stars Tom Berenger as a Vietnam vet who hops on his motorcycle for a cross-country road trip with his best friend (Keith David).

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Long Island gamers, tournament organizers eye stronger security measures

The deadly shooting at a Florida video gaming tournament Sunday has rattled Long Island's gaming community, prompting local tournament promoters to consider adding metal detectors and hiring professional security staff. Organizers of these events ...

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