And Palladino

Andrew L. "And" Palladino is a graduate of Connecticut College with a BA in film studies and Drew University with a Masters in Education. He has been writing about films since the age of 14 when he first started contributing to the Home News Tribune newspaper in New Jersey. Film and TV appearances include Person of Interest, The Wolf of Wall Street, Birdman, Elementary, and Blame. He has also worked on documentaries and written short story e-books that can be downloaded for free from the iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, or

‘Civil War’ misfires

“The idea of breaking up the country seems so grave, so full of disillusionment, so great a loss to the founding idea of America, that most of us regard it as unthinkable. Most, not all.” – Clay S. Jenkinson The critical response to Civil War has been so contentious that some may label it a “love it…

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Pick up the call for ‘Scream 6’

“Cities are distinguished by the catastrophic forms they presuppose and which are a vital part of their essential charm.” – Jean Baudrillard I did not like the last Scream movie and did not have hope that the same creative team would fare any better with a follow-up, especially one produced so soon. Not to mention that horror…

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Remembering Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer, an actor who parlayed his comedic success into a decades-long tenure in hard-hitting drama, passed away yesterday at the age of 78.  Born Richard Jay Belzer in Bridgeport, Connecticut on August 4, 1944, he worked as a reporter for the Bridgeport Post before getting into comedy. His stand-up shows led to him joining the…

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