New York Plays Itself: Brian Tochterman’s The Dying City

A Book Review by John Duncan Talbird. In Thom Anderson’s documentary, Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003), the history and culture of L.A. is narrated over film clips from other movies. For nearly three hours, this captivating documentary shows how Los Angeles, when it hasn’t “played itself” in the history of movies, has stood in for … Continue reading New York Plays Itself: Brian Tochterman’s The Dying City