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2023-09-19 15:34
Those nasty big old giant ants are on the move in this low budget Sci-Fi movie from 1954. I first saw it as a 7 year old at my neighborhood RKO theatre and it scared me big time, especially… Read More
The Searchers 1956
2023-08-26 17:43
In 1956 when I was nine, I took no notice of this film, probably because I was not a big fan of westerns nor was my mom who I saw most of my childhood films with. My movie going youth of tha… Read More
2023-08-21 16:59
 Interview in Black Noise. I'm posting the pages via screen shots but you can read the entire interview at the link below. You can also purchase the issue for 12.00 by using the bottom… Read More
Black Noise Magazine
2023-08-09 19:33
Use this link to read an interview with me, along with many images of my art from teen to now. It is a wonderful thing. It begins on page 24-30.… Read More
I'm In A Francois Truffaut State Of Mind.
2023-07-20 23:30
I'm in a Francois Truffaut state of mind. Maybe its the heat. The first film of his that I saw was The 400 Blows when I was 19. It was playing at the old Elgin Theatre that I lived across th… Read More
Gervaise 1956
2023-07-10 18:14
Based on an Emile Zola novel this is the story of a poor lame woman who works as a laundress in mid 19th century Paris and her bad fortunes especially with her choice of men that come her wa… Read More
Ben-Hur 1959
2023-06-24 18:40
If one can accept this large scale biblical epic as a rousing boy's adventure story then you might have some fun and maybe even get some enjoyment from it. I have to say that these large sc… Read More
Humoresque 1946
2023-06-18 16:55
Joan Crawford made this lush over the top melodrama right after her Oscar winning performance in Mildred Pierce, and for me this is the last film of hers that she still looked stunning and b… Read More
Glenda Jackson 1936-2023
2023-06-15 13:55
We have lost one of our great actors. I have adored her since I first saw her in the film version of Marat/Sade. Just watched her great performance in women in love again, and again I was kn… Read More
April Kingsley 1941-2023
2023-06-13 17:24
This is sad news for me. I adored April who was a close friend of mine for many years. She supported me as an artist and was the first critic to write about my art in the early 70's. I remem… Read More
He Ran All The Way 1951
2023-06-08 16:04
Small tight Noir portrait of a small time crook and loser who tries to make it big and fails big time. Set in a crummy Los Angles with actual location shooting, it starred John Garfield in h… Read More
Tina Turner 1939-2023 This Hurts.
2023-05-24 19:38
Oh Tina. I saw her 3 times in the early 70's when she was still with Ike. The last time was at the Fillmore east I had front row seats, and her sweat was hitting me in the face Read More
2023-05-18 19:08
Robert Aldrich followed up his big semi horror gothic grand guignol hit “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane” with this rich southern gumbo stew of gothic grand guignol horror that fe… Read More
The Diplomat 2023 Netflix
2023-05-10 16:07
I pretty much had a big smile on my puss during all 8 episodes of this smart and sassy political show that has thriller lines throughout. The story is about a new U.S. Ambassador to Great Br… Read More
Odds Against Tomorrow 1959
2023-04-30 16:33
A last stand noir heist film of the late 50's, shot in great black and white with location shooting in New York City and Upstate New York. A simple tale really. Based on a book by hard core… Read More
Valda Setterfield 1934-2009
2023-04-23 16:17
 I reprint my post on Valda from 2009 to honor her life and her passing.Coming back to Brooklyn on the R train the other day, the lovely dancer and actress Valda Setterfield sat down ne… Read More
Rosemary Ceravolo 1940-2023
2023-04-21 16:05
 Rosemary Ceravolo 1940-2023I am so heartbroken to learn of my dear old friend Rosemary Passing. I always called her Rose. She was married to the poet Joe Ceravolo and both were importa… Read More
Tar 2022
2023-04-18 15:48
Tar 2022 First of all I must note Cate Blanchett's towering performance as a famous but flawed orchestra conductor. This is a complex great role for her and she covers it like a silken piec… Read More
Pierre Apraxine 1934-2023
2023-03-12 15:32
I met Pierre in 1970 when he was an asst. curator at the Moma doing small shows mainly in the members penthouse. He put me in a few small shows around this time. Handsome and elegant Read More
Rocco And His Brothers 1960
2023-03-04 18:50
 Rocco and His Brothers 1960A masterpiece by Luchino Visconti. The film opens with a recently widowed mother intensely played by Katina Paxinou arriving by train from the poor southern… Read More
Laura 1944
2023-02-26 21:46
 "And you see Laura the face in the misty light".  An atmospheric high gloss noirish thriller from 20th century fox,that has the look and feel of what New York City maybe felt like… Read More
Alfred Leslie 1927-2023
2023-01-28 18:26
 A long life Al. He had success first as a second generation abstract artist but left it alone and started to do realism which he was also successful at. His most famous paintings were… Read More
Ridiculous!  Everett Quinton 1952-2023
2023-01-24 16:00
The great actor and co founder of the Ridiculous Theatrical Co. with the late great Charles Ludlam has passed. I didn't know him but I would say hi and chat a bit with him at the old Chelsea… Read More
Owen Roizman 1936-2023
2023-01-08 21:25
 The great cinematographer Owen Roizman has passed 1936-2023. He did many films set in my city of New York including his great work on The French Connection Read More

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