Category Archives: Streaming

Face Time – The Classics, Part 3

(Note: Sunday morning I found out that nearly all of the photos in parts one and two had somehow vanished. After several tedious hours I managed to restore them. Hopefully they won’t take another walk, but I’ll keep checking. So … Continue reading

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Face Time – The Classics, Part 2

Continuing with more shots of classic film actors. This keeps growing. I’ve realized it’s going to take a third part to wrap this up. Not that it will ever be finished, but I guess I have to stop somewhere. Also, … Continue reading

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Face Time – The Classics, Part 1

There’s no theme or organizing principle to this collection of photographs of actors, other than that they all have the Look, faces that hold the screen and our attention, then and now. These are nearly all from previous generations of … Continue reading

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New York Film Festival 2021 – Supplemental + Dune in IMAX

For those who’d like a deeper dive, here are interviews and Q&As for films cited in the previous post. I realize that these may be of more value once you’ve seen the films, but I want to make them available. … Continue reading

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New York Film Festival 2021 – Part 2, The Wrap Up

The 59th edition of the New York Film Festival concluded on Sunday, October 10. Based on the fourteen films I saw, it was a  very good year. I don’t know any actual figures, but from what I could tell there … Continue reading

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New York Film Festival 2021 – What I’ve Seen So Far, Part 1

_____________________________________________ I skipped last year’s New York Film Festival entirely because I couldn’t get my head around seeing the films virtually, which might seem odd since I’d been watching everything — new and old movies — on my computer screen … Continue reading

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Basic Bogart – Notes on Three Key Films

    _____________________________________________________ Recently I went to Film Forum for the start of a three-week series of Humphrey Bogart films (July 16 to August 5). I saw The Maltese Falcon (1941) back to back with Casablanca (1942). I’ll see The … Continue reading

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Film Books – Recent Acquisitions

In October of 2019, I posted a three-part series on film books in my library — both old and new — that I considered significant. I’ve since acquired several titles that I think are worth mentioning. Of the following eight … Continue reading

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Going Back – Supplemental

For a deeper look, here are interviews and discussions for most of the films covered in the previous post. Running times for videos are indicated. ___________________________________________________ The Courier Benedict Cumberbatch and director Dominic Cooke interview (8:18) _____________________________________________________ Gunda Interview with … Continue reading

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Going Back: Movie Theaters 2.0

I’m seeing movies in theaters again! On March 22, I saw Tenet in IMAX at the AMC Lincoln Square theater at 68th and Broadway here in New York City. This was my first time back in a theater in over … Continue reading

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