Get Further Back

Get Further Back

I’ve received several emails from readers taking me to task for my review of “The Beatles: Get Back,” which I only gave an 8 out of 10. Several readers thought I didn’t offer enough praise for the scene in which John Lennon was late getting to...
TV Review: “Get Back”

TV Review: “Get Back”

There are parts of Peter Jackson’s eye-opening documentary, “The Beatles: Get Back,” that are wonderful and others that are tedious. The best part is seeing The Beatles in the studio, having fun while creating — out of thin air — songs...
As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

I just finished part one of the Beatles documentary “Get Back.” What a cliffhanger! I don’t have time to binge-watch the rest tonight, but sure hope the boys patch things up with George and get him back in the band.
Tony & Gaga

Tony & Gaga

The Tony Bennett/Lady Gaga special that aired last night on CBS was as wonderful as I hoped it would be — except it wasn’t long enough. At one hour, it included highlights of the performances the duo did at Radio City Music Hall in August, but I hope a...
My Triple Show Week

My Triple Show Week

I have friends and family members whose fear of COVID is so strong, they can’t harbor the idea of being indoors with a bunch of people they don’t know. But I trust the vaccinations I received in April, so I’ve gone to movies, restaurants, theater,...
Tony Bennett’s Final Act

Tony Bennett’s Final Act

Anderson Cooper had a wonderful piece on “60 Minutes” Sunday night about Tony Bennett, who is now 95 years old and suffering from dementia. Yet, despite severe memory problems, the old crooner can still remember the tunes he has sung for 70 years. My wife...