Category Archives: Movies

11 Great Titles Expiring From Netflix in December – NYT Watching

waWatching is The New York Times’s TV and film recommendation website. Sign up for our thrice-weekly newsletter here. Every month, as various licenses expire, streaming services lose movies and TV series from their catalogs. Here are 11 great movies and … Continue reading

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Mandela in the Movies: 10 Films About Apartheid |

“A few weeks ago, the first black President of the United States saw a movie about the first black President of South Africa. Aside from that White House screening for Barack Obama, only four theaters are currently showing Mandela: Long … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures and Moonlight in same week – Movies to see.

Wow. Kathleen and I just saw Hidden Figures and Moonlight in the same week. Both excellent. On Hidden Figures, Washington Post Reviewer wrote: “So one of the most gratifying qualities of “Hidden Figures” is how it bursts onto the screen … Continue reading

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How the short story that inspired Arrival helps us interpret the film’s major twist – by Nick Statt – The Verge

“This post contains major plot spoilers about Arrival. “In one of the final scenes of Arrival, the new first-contact science fiction film with a focus on linguistics, Dr. Louise Banks (Amy Adams) explains why she got divorced. “He said I … Continue reading

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