Posts Tagged ‘New York’
Verna Bloom (left) and Griffin Dunne star in 1985's "After Hours," a comedy directed by Martin Scorsese.

Class of 1985: ‘After Hours’

Though far from flawless as a comedy, Martin Scorsese’s use of the form as catharsis to shake off his setbacks makes "After Hours" its own sort of masterpiece.

Forever Into Space

This film is like its characters — pretentious and self-congratulatory.

Liam Neeson and Joel Kinnaman play a father and son trying to survive a mobster's wrath in "Run All Night," a 2015 Warner Brothers release.

Run All Night

A well-made movie that could have been better, in which the quiet, talkie parts are more interesting than the mayhem.
Liam Neeson is a father trying to save his son from a mobster's wrath in "Run All Night," a 2015 Warner Brothers release.

Run All Night

Wheezing, limping and lumbering all night much more than it runs, Liam Neeson's most arthritic action movie to date isn't one with a number wedged in its title.

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Class of 1994: “Léon”

More like a journey than just a joy-buzzer jolt of action, "Léon" is the movie people mean whey they rave about "The Professional."
Deirdre Herlihy and Ryan Balas star in "Ice Saints"

Ice Saints

A breezy, intimate film about two young people about to marry, "Ice Saints" isn't profound, but it's revealing in more ways than one.

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Class of 1994: “The Shadow”

Despite episodic fits and starts of nostalgic glee, "The Shadow" is a temperamental trinket without the temerity to truly explore its hero's dark side.

Class of 1994: “The Hudsucker Proxy”

Few Coen Brothers films spike the vein of pure pleasure so easily — an irresistible romance, unpredictably riotous comedy & heartfelt hosanna to the common man.


Now You See Me

If a trick really is something a whore does for money, "Now You See Me" is a cut-above illusion that plays fanciful, fast and loose, but more or less fair.

Class of 1993: “A Bronx Tale”

Nick's monthly look at films celebrating major anniversaries in 2013 begins with Robert De Niro's directorial debut — an emotionally complex coming-of-age tale.


Suburgatory: Season 1

The first season of "Suburgatory" comes to DVD comes packed with laughs and special features that will keep you laughing long after the show ends.
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Reinventing Batman: Part One

Director Christopher Nolan changed the landscape of superhero movies forever with "Batman Begins" — delving into superhero psychology.

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Friends With Benefits

Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis play two friends that realize the hard way that sex without love is like peanut butter without jelly.
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Bill Cunningham New York

This fantastic movie shows the art of fashion through the eyes of the perfect documentary subject.