I take another stab at Lars and the real Dunst (i.e. Melancholia), this time in a review for SD.com.
Monthly Archives for November 2011
The Descendants (Payne, 2011)
All hail Clooney! Here’s my SD.com review of Alexander Payne’s excellent new film, The Descendants.
Meshes #4: Sideways and Old Joy
For my fourth installment of “Meshes” over at the great streaming video/film criticism site Fandor, I address the complexities of friendship in Alexander Payne’s Sideways and Kelly Reichardt’s Old Joy.
What Happened Was… (Noonan, 1994)
Another retro piece for The L Magazine: Tom Noonan’s beguiling, strange, and amazing character study What Happened Was…
Man of the West (Mann, 1958)
In anticipation of a one night screening at the 92YTribeca earlier this month, I wrote up an appreciation of Anthony Mann’s last great western, Man of the West for The L Magazine.
AFI FEST 2011: Day #4
For my final report from AFI FEST 2011 I tackle Béla Tarr’s life-changing The Turin Horse. It’s so powerful and all-consuming I couldn’t muster any enthusiasm to write about ALPS or The Loneliest Planet, two other films from my last day of the festival.
AFI FEST 2011: Day #3
AFI 2011 Dispatch #3 covers A Separation (masterpiece), The Color Wheel (obnoxious/fascinating) and Green (sinister).