This week’s quiz:
Which of the following local celebs is going to star Donald TrumpÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new celebrity version of Ã¢â‚¬Å“The ApprenticeÃ¢â‚¬??
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Chynna Philips, of Bedford
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Stephen Baldwin, of Upper Grandview
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Michael Imperioli, Brewster and Mount Vernon native
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Stone Phillips, of Dobbs Ferry
The answer is at the end of the video or after the break.
Last week I wrote about Nyack director Jonathan Demme and Irvington actress Debra Winger teaming up, and this week we’ve got an even more dynamic trans-Hudson duo: Pound Ridge’s Tim Robbins and Sneden’s Landing’s Bill Murray. The two superstar actors will both star in “City of Ember,” a bizarre sounding flick about power outages in a fantasy world that Murray’s character governs.
Robbins’ character is supposed to be an inventor, who may or may not have the cure to the city’s power shortages. Murray plays a bad-guy politician. Normally at this point I’d make some snotty reference to “The Hudsucker Proxy” or the nausea-inducing trailer “Stardust.” But, well, I’m sure that with the combined creative powers of both Westchester and Rockland, “Ember” will be nothing like those movies. “The Life Aquatic,” maybe, but certainly not “Stardust.”
“Robbins Joins Murray’s Energy Crisis” [CinemaBlend]
(Robbins: AP Photo/Chris Weeks; Murray: AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)
Even if you’ve already missed the first two nights of The Katonah Museum of Art’s film series — which featured Jonathan Demme’s Neil Young documentary “Heart of Gold” and my favorite film of all time, “Waiting for Guffman” — the best is still to come tonight, in the form of Campbell Scott screening his outstanding 2002 film, “The Secret Lives of Dentists.”
Scott, who grew up in Katonah, will be at the museum for a post-screening Q&A session. Bonus fun fact: Some scenes from “Dentists” were filmed at the Tarrytown Music Hall and, I believe, Peekskill.
Here are the details if you want to go: 8 p.m., Katonah Museum of Art, Route 22 at Jay Street, Katonah (914-232-9555). Tickets are $15 (or $10 for museum members).
“Katonah Museum offers a film series with local ties” [Journal News]
At last, we finally have the ability to show you our weekly Tuesday segment on RNN’s Hudson Valley Newscenter Now. Among the topics discussed in this week’s segment: Michael Moore’s legal troubles, whether the Donald Trump bubble has finally burst, and Matt Dillon’s bid to become an eco-friendly celeb. The answer to this week’s trivia question — Which star from the new “Grey’s Anatomy” spinoff, “Private Practice,” hails from the Lower Hudson Valley? — is available after the jump.
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