Summer of Sam

Part 2: The Virgin Suicides to The Blair Witch Project (May - August 1999) | 23 Mar 2009 // 5:00 PM

In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.


Disney and Spike Lee Unite in 'The Spike Lee Joint Collection' | 22 Jul 2014 // 9:09 PM

Even with some dips in quality, these four movies represent part of a remarkable run; you can feel all of them strive for masterpiece status.

Summer of Sam (1999) | 31 Dec 1994 // 7:03 PM

It was a hot time in the city. The days sweltered and the nights vibrated with the latest craze, disco. In the Bronx in 1977, the Yankees were headed for a pennant, a Con Ed blackout inspired looting, assaulting, and arresting, and the .44 killer was shooting young dark-haired women and their dates as they necked in their parked cars.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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