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Monday, August 5 2013

When a Fire Starts to Burn: ‘The Best Film You’ve Never Seen’

Robert K. Elder's impeccable knack for interviewing illuminates what makes 35 professional cinephiles tick in this essential book.


Monday, August 29 2011

The True Call of Slacker: 20 Years Later

Richard Linklater's Slacker commemorates its anniversary and finds an audience outside of twenty-somethings.


Tuesday, January 22 2008

Physical Evidence: Selected Film Criticism by Kent Jones

What matters isn’t whether you or I agree with Jones, of course, but whether his writing offers new insights into the films and directors at hand.


Wednesday, March 7 2007

Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)

This was never intended to be a conventional movie, but more like a personal industrial film illustrating the process that brings the corpse of a cow to your dinner table.


Thursday, November 16 2006

Fast Food Nation (2006)

Unabashedly didactic, Fast Food Nation points out the cruel lot of immigrant laborers without rights.


Thursday, July 20 2006

Dazed and Confused: Criterion Collection (1993)

Criterion's DVD appreciates the film itself, without trying too hard to analyze or understand it, thank god.


Thursday, July 6 2006

A Scanner Darkly (2006)

Simultaneously strange and familiar, not himself, Bob lives inside an ooky, unsolvable world that mirrors our own ongoing fears, of surveillance, loss, and forgetting.


A Scanner Darkly (2006)

The suits make for images so fascinating they feel nearly "addictive," appropriate given that the film is about (among other things), viewing, reality, and addiction.


Bad News Bears (2005) (Reviews) [14.Dec.05]
Bad News Bears (2005) (Reviews) [21.Jul.05]
Before Sunset (2004) (Reviews) [2.Jul.04]
The School of Rock (2003) (Reviews) [1.Mar.04]
The School of Rock (2003) (Reviews) [2.Oct.03]
Waking Life (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Waking Life (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Tape (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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