50 Years Ago Everybody Was Talking At Me…

50 years ago today, May 25, 1969, MIDNIGHT COWBOY was released.  I’m going to have to figure out how to get The Langrick Film Forum up and running again, at least for one night this week, to screen this gem again.

A Few Ads – Alf and Monty – NY Daily News – August 16, 1972

While researching something completely unrelated I ran across an ad for film that I’d never heard of called “Alf ‘n Family”, and then a bit later I ran across another ad for this mysterious film, this time with a lot more information.  It turns out I HAD heard of this

Potential 2019 Film Reviews – Year of NYC Films

We’re going to try to do an entire slate of NYC focused, or at least NYC set, film reviews in 2019.   Most of these will be somewhat obscure to the general population, which is why I’m doing it.  I’ve only seen a small handful of these thus far, so that’s

Romero Back from the Dead

It should come as no surprise that the godfather of zombie films would have one of his “lost” films come back from the dead.  We find out from Bloody Disgusting that a “lost” Romero film from 1973, “Amusement Park”, has been “found” and hopefully will see the light of day

Video Movie Guide – 1990

When I was in high school I ran across something called “The Video Movie Guide” which was put out yearly by Mick Martin and Marsha Porter, and was in effect the IMDB of its time.  There were tons of movie guides out, but this one, to me, was the best,

No Comment(s) – Kermode and Mayo’s forced silence

I’ve written before about discovering Mark Kermode, notorious British Film Critic, while prowling around a bookstore just off Trafalgar Square back in 2011, and his YouTube channel (along with radio host Simon Mayo) is required viewing for me.  However it always sends a thrust of ennui through me when I