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Broadway and The Cosby Show CD Barry Moss Memorial


Barry Moss​​  was memorialized yesterday in New York City.   If it weren’t for this dear sweet man, Wayne Cilento and Joey McKneely, my career on Broadway would have never begun.

To me… Barry Moss Was Broadway.  He and his longtime friend Judy Rich also kickstarted my career on television by bonding together over how to get me an agent.  They put me in touch with…

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Review: The BoxTrolls

Boy, Box or Heroe? You decide. Review: The BoxTrolls


As an adult, there’s  always a little part of us that lights up when a childhood memory is rekindled in the form of a smell, a picture or simply a feeling.   I remember fondly, with anticipation, every year when all the Christmas specials would come on television.  You see, at that time, there were no DVD’s or the internet. You had to wait once a year to see your favorite special.  For me,  it…

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Coming Attractions Week of September 26th

Can the Boxtrolls calm The Equalizer? Coming Attractions Week of September 26th

It’s a mixed bag of tricks this week ranging from The Boxtrolls to the re-teaming of Denzel Washington and Antoine Fuqua…check it out

The Equalizer (2014) PosterThe Equalizer (2014)

Certificate R 131 min   –   Action | Crime | Thriller

A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian…

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Gone With The Wind: 75th Anniversary Release with Turner Classic Movies

Miss Scarlett and Rhett are back for their 75th Anniversary at TCM. Check out details at

In honor of my 200 posts of Carla Renata’s Corner, I will kick off post #204 with one of films that my mother loves to call her favorite…Gone With The Wind.


This month, Turner Classic Movies is teaming up with Warner Bros. Home EntertainmentFathom Events and the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin are engaging in a multi-tiered celebration to include a new Blu-ray…

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Coming Attractions Week of September 20

Coming Attractions Week of September 20 at

Buckle up kids…there are a plethora of films coming to a theatre new you this week…

The Maze Runner (2014) PosterThe Maze Runner (2014)

Certificate PG-13 113 min   –   Action | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Metascore: 60/100 (4 reviews) Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they’re all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.…

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Review: Pham Fatale Food Tasting

Want a taste of deliciousness from the Pham Fatale? Get it at

20140911_124602So, last week I had the pleasure of attending a food tasting featuring cuisine prepared by the Pham Fatale…Jacquline Pham.

Let me say that I am NOT a food blogger and simply a lover of good food.


Tasty doesn’t even begin to describe the luciousness of what she prepared.  First up was a yummy vietnamese chicken sandwich on homemade bread garnered with carrots, jicama and other veggies for the…

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#TBT Quiz Show

Have quiz shows always been so squeaky clean? Check out this week’s #TBT


I love watching  JEOPARDY with Alex Trebek!  Mostly, because it feels like I am tapping into my inner genius for at least 30 minutes…LOL

However, back in the day quiz shows were scandalous and  one particular scandal changed that world for its audience members forever.    Produced and directed by Robert Redford, Quiz Show chronicles popular game show – Twenty One and its scandals throughout…

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SHOWCASE: My Letter to Fear by Patricia Steffy

Would you write a letter to fear in search of your Prince Charming?


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When: Saturday, September 20, 2014
(Doors open at 2:30pm, Show at 3:00pm)

WhereMACHA Theatre
(1107 N. Kings Road, West Hollywood, CA)

To Reserve Your Free Tickets:  Showcase tickets available at Brown Paper Tickets

If you could address your fears, obstacles, and expectations directly, what would you say? Does the life you currently lead look anything like the one you thought you’d be…

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Review: THE DROP

Ever wonder what really goes in in your neighborhood bar? Check out #thedrop

the dropMystic River, Gone Baby Gone and Shutter Island are synonymously associated with the brilliant and candid writer Dennis Lehane.  A  native of Dorchester, Massachusetts, Lehane has a very keen handle on the underbelly of the gritty Boston neighborhoods he called home and are less than stellar .

In his latest and greatest, The Drop (based on the short story Animal Rescue), Lehane  trades his Boston…

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Coming Attractions Week of September 12th

Coming Attractions Week of September 12th from

Lots of goodies coming this week…check them all out…


Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished as she finds herself fighting for survival when he invades her home and…

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