The 109-minute version of "Welcome to New York" adds an "allegedly" before that accusation, showing the rape through a flashback that may or may not have happened.
This is the first of several cuts that alter the meaning of Ferrara's film, a character study of an absurd, unrepentant monster.
The version of "Welcome to New York" that IFC Films is releasing—the film's producers at Wild Bunch cut the film against Ferrara's wishes, from 125 minutes down to 109—isn't as powerful, intelligent, or coherent.
What we find is that people are definitely matching around frequency of workouts and time of day more than any other metric,” Mr. In a world full of hyper-specific dating apps for every interest, Sweatt offers an opportunity for the wellness community to connect outside of the weight room. Even if the date doesn’t work out, at least you get in a workout.
[This is a review of the 109-minute cut of "Welcome to New York" that IFC is releasing theatrically and on VOD.
We have chosen not to rate this version of the film since it's not the film its creators intended to release.] At its heart, "Welcome to New York," director/co-writer Abel Ferrara's dramatization of the real-life New York v. The film follows Devereaux (Gerard Depardieu), a stand-in for French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn, before and after he rapes a hotel maid.
If you don’t want to give up your much-needed gym time for an uncomfortable encounter at a bar, Sweatt allows you to swipe through potential partners who double as workout buddies.
The app started in New York and is planning on entering health hot spots Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Like competitor Meet Me Outside, the app pairs people based on their shared activities, from Cross Fit to yoga, but it’s more specific.“We created Sweatt because we believe that great dates and great relationships start with strong, motivated, confident people,” the greeting announces after you login with Facebook, acting as the ultimate #fitspiration.Then, you’re asked your favorite time to work out with options being “dawn patrol,” “post work” and “night trainin,” along with your chosen type of workouts.After the initial sign up, five matches are waiting.Sweatt founder Dan Ilani brainstormed the app after what he called “a particularly sweaty studio workout session.” When he was single, a friend and her husband invited him to a class.“While holding what felt like a seven minute plank, my mind began to wander, and I started thinking about how healthy and compatible my friends were—working out together, sharing similar views on a healthy lifestyle and more than that a shared outlook on life and similar value set.