Tag Archives: New york

Dead End (1937) Rated NR

 A couple, a gangster, and a group of street kids converge on the streets of the New York slums. Based on a Broadway play by Sidney Kingsley. Starring Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart. This is one of the best films … Continue reading

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A Cure for Wellness (2016) Rated R

A young executive is sent to a wellness center in the Swiss Alps to retrieve his company’s CEO and return to New York. Starring Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth. This thriller explores questions regarding the cure for wellness. The … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Rated PG-13

The adventures of Newt Scamander in New York’s community of witches and wizards. Based on the novel by  J. K. Rowling. Starring Eddie Redmayne, Sam Redford, Scott Goldman, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Ron Perlman, Johnny Depp. I’ve never been … Continue reading

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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) Rated PG

One year later, Kevin finds himself in New York alone with the same burglars not far behind. Starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O’Hara, John Heard. I’m not usually a fan of sequels; they never quite measure up … Continue reading

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Brooklyn (2015) Rated PG-13

An Irish immigrant settles in Brooklyn, New York in the 1950s. When she falls in love with a New Yorker, she must decide which life to lead. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Hugh Gormley, Brid Brennan, Julie Walters, Emily Bett Rickards, Jim … Continue reading

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Bridge of Spies (2015) Rated PG-13

During the Cold War, a New York lawyer is recruited to defend a Soviet spy in court. This leads to him helping the CIA exchange the spy for an American pilot. Based on true events. Starring  Mark Rylance, Domenick Lombardozzi, … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 20, 2015

 What We Do in the Shadows (R) Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane – like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, … Continue reading

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Odd Mom Out (BRAVO) Rated NR

A half-hour comedy in the world of momzillas from the upper East Side of New York. Based on the book Momzillas by Jill Kargman. Starring Jill Kargman, Andy Buckley, K.K. Glick, Sean Kleier, Abby Elliott An intriguing concept, I looked forward … Continue reading

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Roger Rees (1944-2015)

(1944-2015)  Grey’s Anatomy (2005) Rated TV-14 A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.    The Prestige (2006) Rated PG-13 Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 7, 2015

 Woman in Gold (PG-13) Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. Starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes, and Tatiana Maslany.  5 Flights Up … Continue reading

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