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Cole Smithey
Manhattan
The Smartest Film Critic in the World
Interests: Film, Jazz Guitar, Teaching, Craft Beer, Great Food, Travel.
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Kino Lorber June 2021 Home Video Releases Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2021 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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Even if The Undertones had only written “Teenage Kicks,” the band would stand as one of the most important Punk groups responsible for energizing international culture and music. Hell, the song's been covered by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, not to mention Nouvelle Vague's great version. Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2021 at Cole Smithey - Capsules
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I had a feeling that this would be the right choice, but the Keeley Compressor Plus has exceeded my expectations. If you're ever in Peekskill on a Sunday, and want to check out my solo Bossa Nova with some great food, beer, and atmosphere at Birdsall House, by all means stop by between noon and 3pm (so long as the temperature is above 66 degrees), and you'll get to hear the Keely in action. Indeed, I'm using it on my version of Doralice, which you can hear in the video above. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2021 at Cole Smithey - Articles
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Stunning. Exhilarating. Honest. Fearless. Grace Jones’s status as one of the most important cultural artists of the 20th and 21st centuries is confirmed in every second of Sophie Fiennes’s exceptional filmic memoir. Grace Jones’s ironclad persona is revealed through hot performance clips contrasted with a visit to her homeland of Jamaica. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2021 at Cole Smithey - Capsules
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Essential. ABC News’ (53 minute) soup-to-nuts exposé of the “Gamestonk” story, tells you most of what you need to know about this cataclysmic moment in the history of Wall Street. Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2021 at Cole Smithey - Capsules
AGNES VARDA: VOYAGER OF LIGHT Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2021 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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LUIS BUÑUEL: FETISHIST Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2021 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog