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Witness to a Legend: The Career of Gena Rowlands

A couple of weeks back, I attended a QA with Gena Rowlands at the New School. I wrote up the experience for Rogerebert.com. Tons of quotes, from her, from others, as well as from Tennessee Williams, who had a lot … Continue reading

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Jim Jarmusch on Love Streams

In the Criterion Collection’s release of Jim Jarmusch’s wonderful Night On Earth, Jarmusch answers questions from all over the globe about the film. Jarmusch does not “do” commentary tracks, it’s not his thing, and so on the couple of Jarmusch … Continue reading

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Praise for Love Streams

A beautiful and very kind (to the film and to my essay) review of Love Streams in the Oklahoma Gazette. Patrick Crain is great on the film and what makes it so unique. I love this: As Robert Harmon, Cassavetes … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: A Short Clip From My Video-Essay About Gena Rowlands

Love Streams is out now via Criterion.

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“That’s all I’m interested in – love.” – John Cassavetes

“I guess every picture we’ve ever done has been, in a way, to try to find some kind of philosophy for the characters in the film. And so, that’s why I have a need for the characters to really analyze … Continue reading

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Love Streams: “A Fitful Flow”, by Dennis Lim

Yesterday was a good day in a very upsetting week. My copies of Love Streams arrived, via Amazon. It’s a major moment for Cassavetes fans, some of whom have never had the opportunity to even see what is considered his … Continue reading

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Love Streams: Now Available

John Cassavetes’ Love Streams is now available for purchase, either from the Criterion site, or on Amazon, or Target.com, or wherever else. It’s release day! It’s an exciting day, even with the sad news of Robin Williams’ death. A video-essay, … Continue reading

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This Tuesday: Criterion’s Release of Love Streams

August 12 is the release date of John Cassavetes’ Love Streams. My video-essay on the genius acting of Gena Rowlands will be included in the special features. Available for pre-order!

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“The New Yorker” on the Criterion release of Love Streams

“The movie is a mighty, intimate, kaleidoscopically subjective, bravely self-searching summation of a career, an era, and a life. For decades, it was a rare VHS tape, a treasured occasional revival screening, and, more recently, a covert YouTube treasure. Its … Continue reading

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John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands and Love Streams

In a little bit over a month, John Cassavetes’ final film, Love Streams (1984), starring him and his wife/collaborator/muse/genius Gena Rowlands (who just turned 84) will finally be released on DVD, via Criterion, with a video-essay about Gena Rowlands’ acting, … Continue reading

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