Author: Neil Iyer

Articles Written by Neil Iyer:

Interview: The Past, Present, and Future of the Coolidge Corner Theater with CEO Katherine Tallman

The Coolidge Corner Theater, a staple of Brookline, MA and a link to the golden age of cinema, has operated continuously since 1933. Already threatened by national chains and streaming services, independent theaters around the country have struggled to maintain financial solvency, and many haven’t survived the death blow of COVID. But the Coolidge continues… Read more »

New Documentary Examines Post-9/11 New York City Rock Music

“Meet Me in the Bathroom,” a documentary about New York City’s alternative rock scene during the early 2000s, celebrates its one-night theatrical release on November 8 ahead of its Showtime debut on November 25. Based on Lizzie Goodman’s 2017 book of the same name, the documentary focuses on The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, Interpol, Yeah Yeah… Read more »

The Demise of Mid-Budget Cinema

Trying to get a movie financed in 2022? Good luck unless you can produce the next blockbuster fantasy flick or adventure saga. Bonus points if the protagonist comes from a famous franchise or you can remake a classic, then the chances of getting money increase.  In our current film landscape, superhero blockbusters get pumped out… Read more »