Happy New Year from Films etc.

Keaton-New Year's resolutionsI generally don’t do New Year resolutions, but if I did, one of them would be to not let procrastination prevent me from writing more posts. It’s time to get this thing out of the ditch and back on the road. To that end, here’s a short note wishing everyone HAPPY NEW YEAR — along with shots from a few of my favorite films to take us out.

Gun Crazy - 1950

Gun Crazy – 1950

The Bride of Frankenstein - 1935

The Bride of Frankenstein – 1935

The Wild Bunch - 1969

The Wild Bunch – 1969

King Kong - 1933

King Kong – 1933

Finally, here’s a great clip of Gene Kelly dancing the title song from Singin’ In the Rain (1952). It’s joy personified, absolutely exhilarating.

Bela Lugosi & Boris Karloff wishing you a great 2016.

Bela Lugosi & Boris Karloff wishing you a great 2016.

I’ll be back shortly with lists of what I think were the best feature films, documentaries, and TV shows for 2015. In the meantime,  we’re bingeing our way through the second seasons of Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon) and Dicte (Netflix), plus catching up on films we haven’t seen yet. See you later. Ted Hicks

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About Ted Hicks

Iowa farm boy; have lived in NYC for 40 years; worked in motion picture labs, film/video distribution, subtitling, media-awards program; obsessive film-goer all my life.
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3 Responses to Happy New Year from Films etc.

  1. Peter Feldstein says:

    Oh Ted, You couldn’t have sent a better picture.

    Thanks, and the best to you both. I hope you had a great holiday!

    Peter & Josephine

  2. Peter Feldstein says:

    Thanks. And the same to you. Great picture.

    Peter Feldstein & Josephine Tornabuoni

    And a merry Christmas to ya !

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