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Melanie Votaw

Melanie Votaw is a New York City-based freelance writer who has written and published 25 non-fiction books, as well as fiction and poetry. She’s a former actress/singer/dancer who started performing at age 4 and now loves to write about film, TV, and theater. Visit her Web site, Rule the Word, her travel blog, Trip Out on Travel, and follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Field of Vision, The New Yorker Present ‘The Journey’ Doc About...

On its website starting today, The New Yorker releases a 70-minute documentary in six parts about the Syrian refugee crisis.

Netflix Releases ‘The Do-Over’ This Week Starring Adam Sandler, David Spade

Netflix will release the new original movie, "The Do-Over," on Friday, May 27, 2016, starring Adam Sandler and David Spade.

Interview: Norbert Leo Butz Talks Season 2 of ‘Bloodline’ (Released May...

Norbert Leo Butz tells Melanie Votaw what we can expect in season 2 of "Bloodline" and "Mercy Street."

‘Gayby Baby’ Doc Profiles Same-Sex Couples & Their Children

"Gayby Baby" is an Australian documentary that focuses on same-sex couples and their children. It's available now on iTunes.

The Stars Come Out for Book Expo America/BookCon 2016 in Chicago

Melanie Votaw reports on the stars at Book Expo America and BookCon 2016 held in Chicago last week.

Video: ‘The Good Wife’s’ Cast and Creators Say an Emotional Goodbye...

Watch video of Julianna Margulies and more talk the end of the "The Good Wife" at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

Photo Gallery: ‘Hamilton’s’ Tony Award Nominees Gather for Press Junket

Melanie Votaw photographs the Tony Award nominees from the smash musical "Hamilton" at the annual Tony nominee press junket in New York City.

Photo Gallery: 2016 Tony Nominees Gather for Press Junket

Melanie Votaw photographs the 2016 Tony Award nominees at their annual press junket in New York City.

Melanie Votaw Gives Her Take on the 2016 Tony Award Nominations

Melanie Votaw is both happy and perplexed by the 2016 Tony Award nominations, which were announced this morning. The Tony Awards show airs on CBS at 8/7c on June 12th with James Corden as host.

Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt Releases a Trailer

The first trailer for Oliver Stone's upcoming film, "Snowden," starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, has been released.

Interview: Adrian Sparks on Playing Hemingway in ‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’...

Melanie Votaw interviews Adrian Sparks, who plays Hemingway in the new film, "Papa: Hemingway in Cuba," opposite Giovanni Ribisi and Joely Richardson.

Director Bob Yari, Star Adrian Sparks Talk ‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’...

At a New York screening, director Bob Yari and star Adrian Sparks talk about the new film, "Papa: Hemingway in Cuba," which is a docudrama about Hemingway's life in Cuba, costarring Giovanni Ribisi and Joely Richardson.

Tribeca Film Fest: ‘Shadow World’ Doc on Global Arms Trade is...

"Shadow World" is a devastating and scathing documentary about government involvement (especially U.S. and U.K.) in the global arms trade and the desire for perpetual war because of the money to be made from it.

Tribeca Film Fest: 7 Shorts From Broad Comedies to Moving Documentaries

Melanie Votaw writes about 7 of the short films in the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.