Novelist Laird Koenig managed to capture the world of children with an exactitude that is rare nowadays. His children are often sagacious -- and sometimes they're sociopaths.
Tompkins Square brings a pair of forgotten 1970s gems long cherished by vinyl collectors into the digital age. Bob Brown’s delicate baroque-folk musings will be welcome to fans of the singer-songwriter genre.
Although there's not much new in its' story, the way that director Cédric Jimenez balances formal style and emotional substance makes The Connection a worthwhile watch.