Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Feel-Good Interview: Rhiannon Fish of The New Movies A Picture of Her and A Prince in Paradise - Six Things to Know About Her

By Markos Papadatos, Powerjournalist

Rhiannon Fish stars in the 2023 Hallmark movie A Picture of  Her opposite Tyler Hynes and the 2023 Great American Family film A Prince in Paradise opposite Australian actor Mitchell Bourke.
Recently, she starred in The Christmas Retreat (opposite Clayton James), and the Hallmark mystery Nikki & Nora: Sister Sleuths alongside Hunter King and Madison Smith, and A Splash of Love (opposite Benjamin Hollingsworth). You any also know her from Home and Away.

What Rhiannon Fish Watches

Hit Scripted Podcast Drama Forever And a Day Drops Fourth Season: Welcome New Daytime Actors for Exciting New Season Including Bart Blachnio, Kevin Caliber, Karin Knebl, Diana Collins Join Star-Studded Cast

The fourth season of the Indie Series Award winning audio soap opera, Forever and a Day: is now available wherever you stream your podcasts. And with a new season comes new faces, such as Bart Blachnio, who will now be playing Colin Harper, Kevin Caliber, who will now officially be playing Alex Bennett, and Karin Knebl, who will now be playing Melanie Walters. 

NY/NJ Area Event: CASA of Bergen County Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary with a Gala Casino Night March 2023: Learn about How CASA Helps Children in Foster Care

 CASA for Children of Bergen County is celebrating it's 20th Anniversary this year with it's first in-person Casino Night Gala since the pandemic. Bergen CASA,  which is under the umbrella of National CASA/GAL. You may ask, what is a CASA? CASA stands for Court-appointed Special Advocates. They are volunteers who are trained to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. 

This year's Gala will commemorate the anniversary, honoring founding member Lorraine Joewono and veteran volunteer advocate Chip Giamo. It will be held at Season's, 644 Pascack Road in Washington Township on March 22, 2023 from 6:30pm - 10:30pm. The evening will be a Casino Night, with gaming tables, a silent auction and basket prizes. Included in the ticket price of $175 per person is wide array of scrumptious hors d’oeuvres, food stations and desserts, open bar and $100 of casino play money.  

Monday, February 13, 2023

Feel-Good Interview Series - Six Things To Know Actor Brant Daugherty of Hallmark Movies, Pretty Little Liars and More

By Markos Papadatos, "Power Journalist"

Actor Brant Daugherty has quite a resume in television, film and series. He is a staple on the Hallmark Channel starring in such films as Royal Runaway Romance, #Xmas, Mingle All the Way and more. He's also very well-known for his role in Pretty Little Liars as Noel Kahn. You may also recognize him on the big screen in Fifty Shades Freed, or you might know him from daytime on Days of Our Lives  as well as many other shows. He also directs, writes and produces.

Here are some facts about this actor you are sure to see more of.
Favorite Flicks
"Now that I have a kid, I don't really have time for movies," he said. "My son is almost two years old now. I don't remember the last movie we saw, but we did see Jordan Peele's new movie 'Nope' and it was fantastic. That's the first movie we saw in years, and here is hoping that we will get a chance to see more movies in theaters."

A Very Special Feel-Good Interview - The Amazing, Multi-Talented Icon Rita Moreno who Stars in 80 for Brady - Ten Things To Know About Her

By Markos Papadatos, "PowerJournalist"

The amazing Rita Moreno is one of the leading ladies of the new Paramount Pictures film
 80 For Brady alongside Sally Field, Lily Tomlin, and Jane Fonda.

First: some stats on the wonderful Rita Moreno:

In April of 1962, she won the Academy Award for "Best Supporting Actress" for playing Anita in West Side Story, and she made history becoming the first Latin American actress to win an Oscar in any category. 

Fast forward to 1977, she became the third person and first Hispanic American to win an EGOT, which includes winning all four awards in entertainment, an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. She is also a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

There's so much to write and know about this incredible woman 
but here are some facts you might be happy to learn.

Monday, February 6, 2023

Axial Theater Presents In-Person One Night Only Reading of John Patrick Shanley's Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, February 11, 2023 in Pleasantville, NY

Looking for a fun night out? The Axial Theater is doing a one-night only reading of a John Patrick Stanley play Danny and the Deep Blue Sea with two of his most iconic characters, Roberta and Danny. It will be read by Eve Cuccaro and Anthony Barresi, Jr. both members of the Axial Theater Group. Artistic Director Cady McClain will direct.

Reading will be performed at The Abbey at St. John's Episcopal Church in Pleasantville NY. For info see below or visit 

Friday, February 3, 2023

Feel-Good Interview Series: Actor Carlo Marks of The Wedding Veil Inspiration, Chesapeake Shores, Christmas With The Darlings & More: He Talks about The Wedding Veil Inspiration and We Learn 6 Things About Him

By Markos Papadatos, "PowerJournalist"

Hallmark actor Carlo Marks chatted about his new film
 The Wedding Veil Inspiration, which premiered January 2023 on the Hallmark Channel and is now playing. (Editor's note - If you haven't seen any of these Wedding Veil movies.. check them out!)

Carlo is no stranger to TV movies. You will recognize him from his roles in so many popular movies such as Christmas With the Darlings, A Kismet Christmas, Sweet as Maple Syrup, Making Spirits Bright, Angel Falls: A Novel Holiday, Love at Sunset Terrace and many more. You may also recognize him from Hallmark's Chesapeake Shoresand Smallville.

Feel - Good Interview Series: Actor Andrew Biernat of TV Movies Christmas in Pine Valley and Upcoming Love Marks the Spot: Six Things To Know About Him:

By Markos Papadatos, "Power Journalist"

Actor and model Andrew Biernat is making movies! He has two movies upcoming, Love Marks the Spot and Wait With Me. In 2022 he starred in the new Great American Family holiday movie Christmas in Pine Valley.
He also played the role of Mitch in the thriller Aileen Wuornos: American Boogeywoman. An interesting fact, this multi-talented actor did the voice of Peter Parker in a short film about Spider-man.

What Andrew Biernat Watches

His favorite movies include Beverly Hills Ninja, Tommy Boy and Black Sheep. "I grew up watching Chris Farley movies on repeat, honestly these three are my all-time favorites," he said.

Feel - Good Interview Series: Actor James Tupper of the New Great American Family Film Fall Into Winter, Big Little Lies, Revenge, Mercy and More: Six Things to Know About Him

by Markos Papadatos, Power Journalist

Canadian actor James Tupper chatted about his new film Fall Into Winter for Great American Family, which premiered January 2023 and is now showing on GAC. James is no stranger to TV and TV movies. He has a long history of roles of dozens of hit TV shows such as Big Little Lies, A Million Little Things, Revenge, Mercy, Men in Trees and many more. 

About Fall Into Winter

In Fall Into Winter, life changes fast for Kerry as she has to work alongside to her high school nemesis, Brooks (played by Lori Loughlin), an old friend of her brother’s who unexpectedly buys into her family-owned candy store. "I think it's a sweet movie, and I hope that people that watch it believe in love again. It's a movie about opening up and believing again," he said.