Category Archives: Film

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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Ladies and Gentlemen, Robby the Robot!

On November 21, 2017, there was an auction of movie memorabilia called “Out of this World,” sponsored by Turner Classic Movies. It was held at Bonhams, an art-auction house here in New York City. The centerpiece was the original Robby … Continue reading

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