A Few of My Favorite Scenes in Cinema

The Canarsie Theatre on Avenue L. Brooklyn, New York. In the summer of 1998, my cousin snuck me into a showing of Steven Spielberg's newly released Saving Private Ryan.  I was eight.  Set during the invasion of Normandy during World War II, Saving Private Ryan opens with the storming of Omaha Beach. During one part, a soldier looks for … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Scenes in Cinema

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2016: A Cinematic Year In Review

2016 is down.  Fucking hell.  What a dumpster fire of a year.  But at least cinema was great, right?  Well, mostly it was great.  It was a weirdly bad year for blockbusters.  But everything else was really god damn great.  So great that in a year where I thought all the Best Picture nominees were … Continue reading 2016: A Cinematic Year In Review