Lawrence Kasdan
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
//Columns

Films for Fans of Visionary Directors
4 Aug 2014 // 9:30 PM

In film, "visionary" has become a marketing adjective, like "iconic". Here, on the matter of visionary directors, we separate the claret from the beaujolais, if you will.

//Reviews

In 'The Big Chill', Cynicism is the Illusion
28 Jul 2014 // 9:10 PM

Never heavy-handed in its response to Reagan's "Morning in America", The Big Chill shows loss, defeat and grief while still being funny.

Body Heat
16 Dec 2008 // 2:58 PM

Body Heat manages to take ideas from the noir genre without turning it into a cliché.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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