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Ed Koch: "Always a Bridesmaids?

Ed Koch | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

While worth seeing, some will find Bridesmaids, as I did, a little too raunchy. Having a woman defecate in a sink was too much for me.

Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

This documentary deals with the fall of former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, who while in office, used an escort service that charged upwards of $2...

All Good Things: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

This is an extraordinary movie allegedly based on the Durst real estate family of New York. It's a bizarre story, and the acting of the principals, Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling and Frank Langella, is terrific and, on occasion, terrifying.

The Tourist: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

I'm not going to tell you about the plot -- it is ridiculous. For me to even discuss it would take away whatever pleasures might be there. But if I were you, I would do what most audiences have done: not go.

Black Swan: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

I hope I will not be thought of as a coarse Philistine for not praising this film. I confess that I am not a devotee of the ballet; indeed, I have att...

The King's Speech: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

Sure-to-be Oscar contender The King's Speech is a movie without any surprises, but excellent.

My Very Own Bridge

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

The 59th Street Bridge has no extraordinary sight lines. It doesn't touch the sky, like the George Washington or Verrazano bridges. It's a workhorse bridge. Just like me!

Hathaway and Franco?! Don't Be Ridiculous. (A Mayor Koch Commentary)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

They're not comedians... they're actors. (And very good ones at that.) So why are Anne Hathaway and James Franco hosting the 2011 Academy Awards?

The Social Network (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

2010-10-13-socialnetwork.jpg This is a stupendous movie, one I recommend with gusto.

The Town (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

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The Extra Man (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

Kevin Kline is the "extra man" in this film, a distinguished gentleman who squires around lonely, older women. Paul Dano is the young playwright Kline...

Leaves of Grass (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

Ed Norton stars in this film about twin brothers--one a professor at Brown University, the other a redneck--who come back together in Oklahoma when th...

The Capeman

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

This Paul Simon musical was panned when it opened on Broadway, in 1998, but I love it and still listen to the soundtrack in my car nearly every day. T...

The Disappearance of Alice Creed

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

When I went to see this film, there were only about ten people in the theater. I liked it anyway. If you're a fan of film noir, I urge you to go. Th...

Life During Wartime (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

This depressing film would have been more accurately described if it had been named "Despair." Everyone in it suffers enormously. Despite the sadness, I found it to be very interesting.

Middle Men (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

A.O. Scott, in his review of this film, leaves the reader with the impression that Middle Men is a soft-porno flick, akin to Boogie Nights. It's not.

Farewell: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

This Belgian film (in French, with English subtitles) is quite good, though not nearly as good as my favorite spy thriller of all time. To see if you agree with that choice, watch my review below.

Coco and Igor (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

This film received mixed reviews from other critics. I enjoyed it immensely, and think it is well worth seeing.

Inception: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

Hype, hype, hype, is what we have here. Why did the critics give this junk their highest ratings? It does not hold a candle to the Matrix series.

The Kids Are All Right (A Mayor at the Movies Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

The film seeks to establish an understanding of the need to provide equity for both homosexual and heterosexual couples. As Martha Stewart would say, "It's a good thing."

Restrepo (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

The film is named for Juan Restrepo, an American soldier killed in an Afghanistan valley. Members of his company, expanding the footprint of American ...

Cyrus (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

If any movie can put you to sleep, this is the one. It is billed as a comedy but, believe me, it is dead weight from beginning to end. I saw the fil...

Winter's Bone (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

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I Am Love: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

I rarely like slow-moving films that take their time setting the scene for more adventurous or violent moments to come. But I was comfortable watching this movie, which is beautiful and well worth watching.

The Killer Inside Me (A Mayor Koch Movie Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

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