2017 Movie #106: After Hours (1985)

2017 Movie #106: After Hours (1985)

New York City has never felt smaller than in After Hours, Martin Scorsese’s delightfully offbeat 1985 comedy about a man trapped in the wrong side of New York. Griffin Dunne stars here as Paul Hackett, a word processor (hard to believe that was once a profession!) who goes up to SoHo to visit a girl who takes a shine to him. From there it’s all downhill as every possible thing that can go wrong for Paul does.

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2017 Movie #81: Quiz Show (1994)

2017 Movie #81: Quiz Show (1994)

Robert Redford’s Quiz Show is an elegant historical drama filled with a nostalgic love for a bygone era of television and of American culture. Though Quiz Show may not cover the most glamorous material imagined (it tells the story of a TV quiz-show-rigging scandal that eventually gets uncovered and revealed by the government), the clear love for the material helps this to become a highly effective drama.

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