Watching movies in New York City
***** = M
**** = NM / M-
*** = VG / VG+
** = G+ / VG-
* = F /…
AMC Kips Bay - DCP
Alex Garland has only made bad movies so not sure what to have been expecting. The moments that replicated something like Robin Redbreast were decent but my god, flashbacks AND drawn out recap in dialogue? Wack. Also what the hell was this movie even about trauma? Grief? boring! I really hope the tide is turning for this 21st century horror going through the motions shit, I've certainly had enough.
At Home - Amazon Prime
When I first saw this movie I thought the Coens were sending up the corniness of the early 60s Greenwich Village folk scene, artists like Peter Yarrow, Mary Travers, The Clancy Bros, Dave van Ronk, Peter La Farge and Phil Ochs amongst others are slightly portrayed and what I thought the film accomplished was showing the mediocrity of it all until Bob Dylan arrived in town and not only changed the local music scene but…
At Home - DVD
This was INSANE.
This was CRAZY.
SO much tension.
Sandler is GOD.
Julia Fox is going to be a star.
The score is mesmerizing!
This was like being at shul!
It took 10 years to make this movie!
The research that went into recreating the diamond district!
Did I miss any of the default positive reviews? Don't think so.
Anyways, this movie was complete piece of trash, I absolutely hated it.
IFC Center - DCP
Behind the Music+
Recycled footage and interviews tell Robbie's story. I am a huge fan of The Band and have been for as long as I can remember. I read Levon's book when I was a teenager and read Robbie's recent Testimony almost as soon as it hit shelves but the lack of a Garth Hudson interview and the fact that Rick Danko, Richard Manuel and Levon Helm are dead allows the filmmakers and Robbie to…