Films Not to be MIssed

June 14th, 2014
628x471.jpgThink about the movies we remember.  They are a little like old songs, or great books, or great meals.  They are purveyors of a kind of double imagery, instantly making yesterdays events todays reality.  

But with movies there is something more, in the way they stay with us.  The way the images play around in our heads and the memories, words and images become embodied in who we are.  

If you grew up watching and loving  movies, like esteemed film critic Kenneth Turan, they take on an even more powerful meaning.

Now Turan has taken a look in the rear view mirror at a a lifetime of film and chosen his fifty-four favorites,  detailed in his new book  Not to be Missed: Fifty-four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film.

My conversation with Kenneth Turan: