Category: Film Culture
Here is an excerpt of a short piece I wrote for In Media Res: The best-known accounts of twentieth-century cinephilia
The politics of film evaluation — and how it has historically marginalized women filmmakers.
The new issue of Cineaste opens with a hot mess of an editorial titled “Cancellation Culture.” (Here is the PDF
I’ve written a manifesto titled “For a New Cinephilia” for the new issue of Film Quarterly. It’s part of a
I have a piece at Film Quarterly, in the online column, Quorum. Here is an excerpt: What will it take
Damien Chazelle’s La La Land has turned out to be a fascinatingly divisive film. It has enchanted thousands and swept
(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.
Below is a letter from Adrian Martin, my co-editor on LOLA. My heartfelt thanks, dear Comrade Adrian, for these characteristically