Watch List Weekly Recap 12/1/23

This week: Talking "Paterson" with Glenn Kenny, a birthday two-fer, and reviews of new movies in theaters and on demand.

Watch List Weekly Recap 12/1/23

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Classics of the New Millennium: "Paterson" (2016) with guest critic Glenn Kenny

Ty Burr • Nov 27, 2023

New podcast! If you have never seen Jim Jarmusch’s 2016 film “Paterson” (⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐), now would be a very good time to watch it, with the world falling to pieces on a daily basis and your frazzled soul in need of a balm. If you’ve already seen “Paterson,” now would be a good time to  watch it again. In fact, it would be entirely within the philosophy of this movie to watch it every day...

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Born Today: Busby Berkeley/Don Cheadle

Ty Burr • Nov 29, 2023

Happy 128th birthday to Berkeley William Enos, a.k.a. Busby Berkeley, whose dance direction in the Studio Era is one of the proofs of the movies as a medium of the strangest and most inspired order. From his work on early-talkie Warner Bros. musicals (“

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Good Movies 📽

What to Watch: "'Burn" After Seeing

Ty Burr • Dec 1, 2023

Reviews of "Saltburn" and "Eileen" in theaters; "Afire" and two rock documentaries on demand.

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