Category Archives: Film

Best TV & Cable Supplemental: “Better Things,” Interviews & More

Someone asked why I hadn’t included Better Things (FX) with my list of best TV & cable shows of 2017. Simple answer: I forgot! I shouldn’t have, because this is a terrific series. We didn’t start watching until the final … Continue reading

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What I Watched Last Year: Best TV & Cable 2017

                  _____________________________________________________ Mindhunter (Netflix). This is my absolute favorite of everything I watched last year. I’ve seen it twice so far. It’s strong stuff, and probably not for everyone. The production is … Continue reading

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What I Saw Last Year: Best Documentaries 2017

                                  ____________________________________________________ It’s hard to single these out, but the five films above are my top picks of the fifteen titles on this list. … Continue reading

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Best Feature Films Supplemental: Interviews, Press Conferences & More

For those who want to take a deeper dive into some of the films on my Best Features list, here is a selection of interviews, press conferences, and more. Many of these films were shown at last fall’s New York … Continue reading

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What I Saw Last Year: Best Feature Films 2017

                _______________________________________________________                 ________________________________________________________ Wind River is my top pick for the year, with A Ghost Story as a close second. They’re quite different, but they … Continue reading

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“Small Town Crime” – John Hawkes takes the wheel

Small Town Crime is a nasty neo-noir with an off-kilter sense of humor that tells the story of an alcoholic ex-cop as he tries to redeem himself by solving the brutal murder of a young woman left for dead by … Continue reading

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Here Comes Another One – Happy New Year! (Fingers Crossed)

As I write this, it’s a brisk 16 degrees above zero on the last day of the year here in New York City. 2017 was seemingly a scenario for an end-of-days disaster movie, with hurricane after hurricane and one mass … Continue reading

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