Tag: Film

New York City Film – Bee Reel: ‘Synecdoche, New York’ Too Ambitious for Words

Award-winning screenwriter, Charlie Kaufman‘s directorial debut is endlessly impressive.  And I mean endless. Let’s start with the title, a play on words for New York City and Schenectady, using the literary term, “synecdoche,” which refers to the use of a word that denotes a part of something for the whole – like when cads say, …

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New York City Film – Bee Reel: Wonder Wall

What is the most successful movie studio of all-time? Is it Warner Brothers with its classic dramas dating back to Casablanca. 20th Century Fox with its string of blockbuster summer spectaculars? Paramount and its legion of big-time studio stars? MGM and its classic archive of musicals? Nope. Not them or Universal or RKO or Miramax …

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