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Reasons To Love New York

  1. the best of the lot
    New Yorkers Live Side-by-Side and Worlds ApartPerhaps no film shows the pain and the poetry of the assimilative process quite like The Namesake.
  2. reasons to love new york
    Snapshots of the City Where Movies Were BornBecause every street has a story to tell; all you need is a camera to tell it.
  3. how good to see you
    Lance Reddick Answers Every Question We Have About John WickThe beloved character actor on Charon’s Pretty Woman connection, the time a bunch of rats swarmed set, and the note from Keanu he’s getting framed.
  4. we’re buying people
    It Took an Artist to Make a Great Film About Art-MakingJulian Schnabel made the three best movies about the mysteries of the creative process and a life lived in art.
  5. drive me back to my shack
    New York’s Underworld Is World ClassLooking back at Samuel Fuller’s 1953 film Pickup on South Street, which has the best NYC-centric opening sequence in film history.
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    The First Great New York City Chase SceneIn the climax of Harold Lloyd’s Speedy, Lloyd — driving the city’s last “horse car” taxi — barrels through town.
  7. no such things as a mistake
    If You Live in Larchmont, Hot Sex Is a Metro-North Ride AwayAdrian Lyne perfected the life-affirming affair film trope in the 2002 erotic thriller Unfaithful, starring Diane Lane.
  8. this is my place
    Brenda Vaccaro Answers Every Question We Have About Midnight CowboyThe actress on John Schlesinger’s documentary-style filmmaking, what it was like to film her memorable sex scene, and that iconic fox-fur coat.
  9. amusing people
    New York Is the Natural Habitat of the Gay SophisticateThe king, if you will, of them all is the gay best friend played by Rupert Everett in My Best Friend’s Wedding.
  10. this isn’t a dream
    New Yorkers Will Endure Any Apartment Nightmare to Live HereRosemary’s Baby, Dark Water, and more films in the distinct subgenre of New York Apartment Horror.
  11. what’s your bag?
    The New York Skyline Is Our Most Memorable Character Actor If you’ve ever seen a movie that opens with a shot of the New York skyline, you probably know helicopter pilot Al Cerullo’s work.
  12. you ever been to poughkeepsie?
    12 Directors on Their Favorite New York City Movies“That’s an element of New York: You can look into a window and see a totally different world, and you’re so separated from it.”
  13. strong streak of good
    The ’70s Wasn’t All BadCynicism, paranoia, mayhem was the dominant mode of New York cinema in the 1970s. But there was a countermovement.
  14. a head for business
    How to Cast a New York City Movie, According to the Legendary Juliet Taylor“I found these absolutely hilarious-looking identical twins, grown men, standing in line at a movie theater.”
  15. where did i go right
    Matthew Broderick Answers Every Question We Have About The ProducersThe born-and-bred New Yorker feels about Mel Brooks’s musical movie the way people from Chicago feel about Ferris Bueller.
  16. reasons to love new york
    Not All Disaster Movies Contain ExplosionsCiao! Manhattan set out to capture Andy Warhol’s New York underground and instead became a symbol of its demise.
  17. just press a button
    Fred Williamson Answers Every Question We Have About Black CaesarThe Hammer remembers the guerrilla style of director Larry Cohen and how New York City provided a neighborhood full of free extras.
  18. she’s a maid
    Literally Any Meet-Cute Can Happen in a New York City Rom-ComEven if it could never happen.
  19. from a barstool in manhattan
    In New York’s Great Newspaper Movies, Breaking a Story Can Be the StoryThe chase is everything, even if it wrecks everything else.
  20. it’s a metaphor for life
    How to Build a Non-Cookie-Cutter New York Set“Most movies don’t want to be a postcard New York City.”
  21. here we are marv
    There’s No Better Set Than New York CityAn iconic scene was shot on nearly every corner of the city.
  22. happy birthday welcome home
    There’s No Better Place to Be a SociopathJoseph L. Mankiewicz’s All About Eve dares you to make it in New York.
  23. surrender dorothy!
    Griffin Dunne Answers Every Question We Have About After HoursIt started with Martin Scorsese demanding he abstain from sex during the shoot and almost ended with Paul stuck in that sculpture.
  24. new york in your bones
    The 101 Best New York City Movies, RankedSome movies reflect the perilous reality of living here, others the urbane fantasy. The greatest do both.
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    New York Makes the Movies and the Movies Make New YorkFor the 17th annual “Reasons to Love New York” issue, New York Magazine celebrates the city’s peerless connection to movies.
  26. reasons to love new york
    This One-Man Publishing House May Be the Book World’s Smallest Press ANTIBOOKCLUB, the operation of 33-year-old Gabriel Levinson, releases just one title of literary fiction or nonfiction each year.
  27. reasons to love new york
    New York Has Solved the Problem of Public Art. But at What Cost?What am I supposed to do when cultural forces I loathe are responsible for something like a new golden age of public art?
  28. reasons to love new york
    Annie Baker on Memoir, Reality TV, and HollywoodThis year, she kicked off a residency at the Signature Theater with a short run of John and began work on a screenplay for talent-spotting Über-producer Scott Rudin.
  29. reasons to love new york
    Television’s Richard Lloyd Will Teach You How to Play GuitarJust head on over to his Inwood walk-up. 
  30. reasons to love new york
    How Junglepussy Went From East New York to YaleThe 24-year-old is joining the likes of comedic rappers like Cam’ron and College Dropout–era Kanye West, making emotional connections through well-timed jokes.
  31. reasons to love new york
    Why New York Makes the Best Reality-Show StarsRecognizing the ingenious innovation of The Bedford Stop.
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    How Jerry Saltz Learned to Love the MoMA AgainThis year, MoMA reminded us just how indispensable and, at times, spectacular it can be.
  33. reasons to love new york
    How Hamilton’s Free Preshow Performance Became the Best Thing on BroadwayThe equivalent of a DVD extra, live on a Manhattan side street, a couple of days a week.