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November 2018 Viewing Diary

Mr. Soul! (2018; d. Melissa Haizlip) The opening night film of Indie Memphis, which already feels like it was 20 years ago. I wrote about it briefly in my recap of the festival for Ebert. It’s a gorgeous film. Supernatural, … Continue reading

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2018 New York Film Critics’ Circle Awards

“Roma,” directed by Alfonso Cuarón After a 5-hour voting session today, we at the NYFCC have announced the winners. I haven’t done as much writing here about current releases this year as I’ve done in the past, outside of my … Continue reading

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October 2017 Viewing Diary

11:55 (2016; d. Ari Issler, Ben Snyder) A Marine returns from the war in Iraq and gets sucked back into the criminal element in his old neighborhood, even as his sister, his girlfriend, his niece, plead with him to avoid … Continue reading

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October 2015 Viewing Diary

Moontide (1942; d. Archie Mayo – and an uncredited Fritz Lang) And John O’Hara wrote the screenplay. How I love this film. Ida Lupino plays a suicidal girl, rescued from the waves by Bobo (a to-die-for Jean Gabin). Bobo is … Continue reading

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September 2015 Viewing Diary

I got a pretty big writing assignment this past month, with a deadline of October 5. So I’ve been working hard, researching, as the below list will probably show. Not ready to talk about it yet, still working on the … Continue reading

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March 2015: Viewing Diary

Supernatural, Season 2, Episode 14 “Born Under a Bad Sign” (2007; J. Miller Tobin). A re-watch for my re-cap. Tales of Hoffmann (1952; Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger). Saw a screening of the lushly-colored new restoration print at the Film … Continue reading

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Review: A Night in Old Mexico (2014)

Robert Duvall is one of my favorite actors. But I have to call it like I see it. This is a bad movie. My review of A Night in Old Mexico is now up at Rogerebert.com.

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