Monthly Archives: June 2015

FILM: Night Falls on Manhattan

This 1997 film, starring Andy Garcia as a conflict-ridden prosecuting attorney in New York City, is a morality play masquerading as a crime/courtroom drama.  It’s somehow too schematic in its rendering, oddly artless, and yet also an interesting film for … Continue reading

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The Courts at Clinton Correctional Facility, a quick follow-up

Editor’s note:  How could I resist?  A young journalist, Jen Kirby, telephoned me on June 9th.  She’d been researching the recent escape of two convicted murderers from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York.  And in the process she’d stumbled … Continue reading

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