Category Archives: Home Video

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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My Movie Life: The Early Years, Part 4 – 1955 & 1956

1955 In retrospect, the most important film I saw in 1955 was Blackboard Jungle,¬†written and directed by Richard Brooks, adapted from a novel by Evan Hunter. Hunter later wrote the screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963). Under the name … Continue reading

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My Movie Life: The Early Years, Part 3 – 1954

As stated in Parts 1 and 2, I saw hundreds of films while I was growing up in Iowa. Here are some of the ones I remember from 1954. ________________________________________________________ I was already hooked on Walt Disney films and cartoons … Continue reading

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My Movie Life: The Early Years, Part 2 – 1953

As I stated in Part 1, I saw hundreds of films while I was growing up. These are some of the ones I remember from 1953. This was the year of 3D and CinemaScope. I remember when the Vista Theater … Continue reading

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