‘A Most Violent Year’ on Showtime and free on Kanopy and Hoopla

A Most Violent Year (2014) should have been an Oscar contender. Written and directed by J.C. Chandor (Margin Call) and set in the crime-ridden culture of early 1980s New York City (which was the most violent year on record in the city’s history), smart, shadowy tribute to the crime dramas of the seventies and early eighties, […]

What to watch the week of Friday, April 10

“Daredevil” (or, as it’s been branded across the web, “Marvel’s Daredevil”) launches today. This superhero is the costumed alter ego of Matt Murdoch, a blind lawyer from the slums of Hell’s Kitchen with Batman skills and elevated senses, and the show is closer to the urban grittiness of the Dark Knight movies than the splashy […]