Wednesday, June 15, 2016


Shortly before his passing in 2013 at age 88 and while still seeming to be very active in politics, film criticism, and Manhattan daily life, former three termed NYC mayor Ed Koch takes us through his storied and colorful reign that oversaw a transformation of the crumbling megacity. Neil Barsky's profile is informative, stirring at points, and aims to be fairly told even though it doesn't quite know how to wrap.
*** 1/2 out of ****