From The Atlantic Wire: Congrats go out to Albany film critic Amy Biancolli (whose movie reviews – including today’s review of “The Hunger Games” – can often be read in The Times Union). Using the Rotten Tomatoes movie review site as his research tool, Eric Randall determined that Biancolli is the nation’s fourth most cantankerous film reviewer – meaning that she often disagrees with the majority of the other film critics. We here at Nippertown call that “independent thinking.” Way to go, Amy…
From Troy at Night: William Gill posted some nifty photos of the Disposable Rocket Band in the of their interstellar performance at 51 3rd Street in Troy, 3/19/12. Also photos of Goldtooth from the same show.
From All Over Albany: Author and Skidmore college professor Steven Millhauser has been awarded the Story Prize for his recently published collection of short stories, “We Others.”
From Keep Albany Boring: Andrew announces (or perhaps that should read “warns”) that “The Room” – often hailed as the worst movie ever made – will be returning to Proctors in Schenectady.
From The Arts Whisperer: Bob Goepfert reviews the recent production of “Great Expectations” by the sadly soon-to-be-extinct theater department at UAlbany.
From CRUMBS Blog: Mike Guzzo reports on last Sunday’s open house at North Albany Studios.
From The Beat: If college basketball isn’t your thing, you can help fill in the brackets by voting for the Best 21st Century Debut Album in Jeff Loudon’s Musical March Madness competition, which is currently in the second round. And just like the NCAA showdown, there have already been some big upsets…