Some favorites of the year’s films/TV, in no particular order: Rose Plays Julie (Christine Molloy & Joe Lawlor): Judging from
For Film Quarterly Quorum: on the cinema of futurity at IDFA (International Film Festival Amsterdam).
For Criterion: liner essay for dvd/blu-ray of “Beau Travail” (Claire Denis, 1999).
(This one’s for Matthew.) Last summer, Dan Sallitt posted this startling tweet: “Wondering if it’s just a blip or whether
For many reasons, the French and the Americans hold a special, oversized, mythic place in the story of film criticism.
Over the last week I’ve been enjoying Adrian Martin’s new book Mise en Scène and Film Style: From Classical Hollywood
To conclude my TIFF coverage: some impressions and ideas sparked by ten films … National Gallery (Frederick Wiseman, France/USA). One
Maidan (Sergei Loznitsa). If the interaction of aesthetics and politics is a key theme that runs through the history of
Some thoughts on a couple of films I caught in Toronto … Two Days, One Night (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne,