As a viewer, among the elements of film-making I am most interested in is the use of setting and location. Why has a writer or director chosen this location? What does it mean for the narrative? Could this story have been set anywhere else and still worked? Lot’s of films are set in the NYC area, but few use it authentically and genuinely. These are the exceptions. These are the stories where its NYC-area setting is important for the logic of the narrative.