James Plath teaches film, journalism, creative writing and American literature at Illinois Wesleyan University. A book reviewer turned film critic, he is a longtime member of the Online Film Critics Society.
'Groundhog Day' Meets T.S. Eliot in 'Life of Significant Soil' | 17 Jul 2017 // 4:30 AM
This indie film charts the last gasp of a relationship between two New Yorkers who need each other, but aren't sure why.
Award-winning Cinematography Enriches François Ozon's 'Frantz' | 20 Jun 2017 // 4:00 AM
Impressive camerawork draws viewers close to characters whose lives have been turned upside down by World War I.