When I was a youngster growing up in Brooklyn during the 50s and 60s there were two ways to watch movies: go to my local movie theater and see the latest studio release, or catch an old movie on late night television. Thus, your choices were pretty limited. As I grew older, I would schlep into Manhattan and watch movies at arty revival houses. In this way I educated myself about motion pictures. I screened a fair number of movies by the time I entered college but I realize now I was pretty ignorant. Basically, access to movies was severely limited.