Monthly Archives: January 2017

What I Saw Last Year: Best Documentaries 2016

________________________________________________________ 13th, By Sidney Lumet, and The Witness¬†are my top picks for 2016 documentaries, but the rest of the titles on my list are very strong as well. Note that I have not yet seen O.J.: Made in America( a … Continue reading

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“The Red Turtle” – On the Beach

Almost by accident I saw The Red Turtle last Friday. I’d initially gone to the Museum of Modern Art to see Modesty Blaise (1966), a spy spoof directed by Joseph Losey, starring Monica Vitti, Terence Stamp, and Dirk Bogarde. I’d … Continue reading

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“Singin’ in the Rain” – Gotta dance!

Yesterday I saw a 65th anniversary showing of Singin’ in the Rain sponsored by Turner Classic Movies at an AMC theater here in New York. It was great seeing it on a large theater screen in pristine digital condition. Singin’ … Continue reading

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What I Saw Last Year: Best Feature Films 2016

  __________________________________________________ If you don’t count the presidential election, 2016 was a very good year, for films at least. Out of the 346 features I saw last year (yeah, I know, get a life), here are the ones that got … Continue reading

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