Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

Movie Review: Documentary captures a radical’s dying wish in “Left on Purpose”

If you’ve ever wondered just how co-dependent the relationship between filmmaker and subject can be in the course of filming a documentary, “Left on Purpose” answers that question. And how. Documentarian Justin Schein harbored a lifelong interest in the Yippies … Continue reading

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“Groundhog Day,” an “It’s a Wonderful Life” for the Bill Murray Era

It wasn’t much of a stretch to say, back in 1993, when I got writer-director Harold Ramis on the phone to talk about “Groundhog Day,” that “Man, you’ve just made your masterpiece.” He was a modest guy who always seemed … Continue reading

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