Tag Archives: Terrence Malick

February 2019 Viewing Diary

St. Agatha (2019; d. Darren Lynn Bousman) I reviewed this nunsploitation horror film which I resisted at first for some reason, but then I got into the spirit of it. It’s fun. It’s what it needs to be. It also … Continue reading

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Films I Loved in 2017

… and if I’ve written about them, I’ll include links. My “Top 10′ is included over at Ebert but I’m honestly not into rankings. Silly to do with art. Here are some of the films I’ve loved. And I missed … Continue reading

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November 2017 Viewing Diary

This viewing diary may be tough going for those of you who are not Supernatural fans. But there’s a lot more mixed in there that is not that damn show. I was on a viewing tear, in general, to get … Continue reading

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February 2016 Viewing Diary

X Files, Season 10, Episode 2 “Founder’s Mutation” (2016; d. James Wong) Mythology! Now listen: I haven’t seen the finale yet. I will this Saturday with my partner-in-crime Keith. So no spoilers – it has taken superhuman strength to stay … 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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July 2015 viewing diary

Faith of Our Fathers (2015; d. Carey Scott). A poorly done Christian movie. My review at Rogerebert.com. In Stereo (2015; d. Mel Rodriguez III). The second terrible movie I’ve had to see and review in June. My review at Rogerebert.com. … Continue reading

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Ebert Fest 2013: Haskell Wexler QA: “Use available light”; the thousand-mile stare of Linda Manz

Following the Days of Heaven screening on the first night of Ebert Fest, Chaz came back out onstage to introduce the special guest Haskell Wexler (the entire festival was dedicated to him). Haskell Wexler hadn’t been the principal cinematographer for … Continue reading

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Ebert Fest 2013: The Start

While I have been consumed all week with the horrible news from Boston and Watertown (so many family and friends there), I am here at Ebert Fest in the beautiful college town of Urbana, and it has been a stimulating … Continue reading

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“I don’t think any of us on the crew really knew what the fuck we were doing.”

Speaking of Malick-mania (my review of ToL here), and in line with my current banner, not to mention my own varied associations with the film, you absolutely must check out: GQ’s extraordinary oral history of the making of Badlands. Great … Continue reading

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Finally: Malick’s Tree of Life

This review originally appeared on Capital New York. Terrence Malick’s Palme d’Or winning Tree of Life is the story of three young brothers growing up in 1950s Texas, told in flashback from the perspective of one of the grown sons … Continue reading

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