Tag Archives: New York City

If Beale Street Could Talk, directed by Barry Jenkins, 2018.

A young couple in love struggle when the young man is sent to jail for a crime he did not commit. Tish, the girl, has a supportive family that goes to great lengths to help his release. Racist police,  potentially … Continue reading

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Can you ever forgive me? Directed by Marielle Heller, 2018.

with Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant,  When Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) finds herself down on her luck, unable to pay for her beloved cat’s health care, or even the rent for her apartment, she comes upon a letter from Fanny … Continue reading

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Ex Libris (Directed by Frederick Wiseman). 2017.

The subject is libraries, NYPL and the title refers to books, but very few books appear in the movie. The opening scenes show expert patron handlers answering the phone as questions come into the reference desk.  What books are out … Continue reading

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