Stars Line Up for Premiere of Documentary

December 3, 2008

A local restaurant turned into Grumman’s Chinese Theater last week. On Nov. 26, Academy Award nominated actors Danny Aiello and Terrence Howard were in attendance for a red carpet, documentary premiere held at Chakra Restaurant on Route 4 and hosted by Starline Films, a motion picture production and distribution company based out of Upper Saddle […]

Homicide Documentary Premieres

December 3, 2008

“Harry…A Communication Breakdown” set for January release In 1976, the De La Roche’s simple red clapboard house on Grand Avenue in Montvale become the center of a homicide investigation. Following an argument with his parents on Thanksgiving weekend, 18-year-old Harry De La Roche shot his father, mother and two younger brothers while they slept.

Red Carpet Premier

December 1, 2008

Over three decades ago, a horrific murder took place in the Borough of Montvale. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the conviction of Harry De La Roche Jr. for the slaying of his parents and two brothers at their home in the borough during the 1976 Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Anyone’s Son

November 25, 2008

Starline Films hosts a showing of its latest movie, “Harry … A Communication Breakdown.” The Danny Aiello-narrated documentary covers a grisly Bergen County murder. Tell me more: The movie is a look back at those tragic moments in 1976, when Harry De La Roche Jr. murdered four members of his family in Montvale.

Documentary will premier Nov 26

November 21, 2008

Starline Films will host a preview premier of “Harry… A Communication Breakdown,” a documentary about the horrific Thanksgiving weekend murder of a Montvale family. The documentary, narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor Danny Aiello, will be featured during a red-carpet screening and fund-raiser Nov. 26 at Chakra Restaurant in Paramus.

Film Festival focuses on indies, N.J. themes

April 4, 2008

The gathering crowd shuffled inward toward the Grand Arcade Thursday, eager to celebrate in grand fashion the opening of the sixth annual Garden State Film Festival. In honor of the “4Chosen” premiere at The Paramount Theatre later that evening, the red-carpet event was hosted by the film narrator, Montel Williams, and featured a special vocal […]

“4Chosen” Focuses on Racial Profiling

April 4, 2008

“4Chosen,” a 48-minute documentary about the 1998 Turnpike shootings that led to a national examination of racial profiling, opened this year’s Garden State Film Festival, which continues through tomorrow in Asbury Park.

From Dropout to Director

April 1, 2008

He doesn’t believe in luck; timing is everything On the wall beside Jon Doscher’s desk hangs a photo of a fleet of white trucks. It is Doscher’s proxy for a college diploma. Without those trucks, he would not have a black director’s chair, and Upper Saddle River office on Route 17, or a poster of […]

The Maverick: Film Producer Jon Doscher

October 1, 2007

How does a guy jump from making home improvements to making movies? Ask Jon Doscher, graduate of Pascack Hills High School’s Class of 1989. After befriending one of his clients, actor Danny Aiello, the Woodcliff Lake native abandoned his self-made business and began auditioning for film roles.