Monday, August 5 2013
Robert K. Elder's impeccable knack for interviewing illuminates what makes 35 professional cinephiles tick in this essential book.
Monday, August 29 2011
Richard Linklater's Slacker commemorates its anniversary and finds an audience outside of twenty-somethings.
Wednesday, November 25 2009
Tuesday, August 25 2009
Tuesday, January 22 2008
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
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
Unabashedly didactic, Fast Food Nation points out the cruel lot of immigrant laborers without rights.
Wednesday, July 19 2006
Criterion's DVD appreciates the film itself, without trying too hard to analyze or understand it, thank god.
Thursday, July 6 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.
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.