Short Ends and Leader
With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.
22 Aug 2017
Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.
21 Aug 2017
The house itself wants to pull the neurotic woman into its maw and absorb her whole as a literal housewife.
17 Aug 2017
Tarkovksy’s cinema dialogues with the current chaos of rising authoritarian regimes in the West and the threat of nuclear devastation as the United States and North Korea rattle their sabers.
15 Aug 2017
“The War Trilogy” is just as propagandistic as any film from the Mussolini period; the difference is most of us want to believe this propaganda.
31 Jul 2017
Scorsese and the World Cinema Project are not only opening up international filmmaking to Western audiences but providing immaculate film quality and history, too.
18 Jul 2017
Blow-Up taunts its viewers with a significance that never manifests, a Truth that always recedes.
12 Jul 2017
Rumble Fish suggests that in our complex relationship to time, we become the cartographies of our own misperceptions.
21 Jun 2017
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