DESPERATE SOULS, DARK CITY AND THE LEGEND OF MIDNIGHT COWBOY – Review by Valerie Kalfrin

The documentary is an immersive kaleidoscope of reflections from the people who helped Midnight Cowboy come to be. Director Nancy Buirski blends insightful interviews and archive footage to craft a picture of the era when Midnight Cowboy debuted, touching on the Vietnam War, New York City’s financial troubles, and attitudes toward homosexuality. Shots from Midnight Cowboy fade in to real-life New Yorkers, anti-war footage, or scenes from director John Schlesinger’s documentaries, enhancing the film’s feel as a product of those times.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, November 14 – November 18: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

If anyone knows a thing or two about beasts and monsters, it is J.K. Rowling. Opening Nov. 18, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Read on….

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