Film Writing

By request, here is a list* of the long-form film reviews I have done on this side since it rebooted 6 years ago:

12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen, 2013, USA)

All Night Long (Basil Dearden, 1962, UK)

L’Argent (Robert Bresson, 1983, France)

Argo (Ben Affleck, 2012, USA)

The Ascent (Larisa Shepitko, 1977, UKR)

The Big Knife (Robert Aldrich, 1955, USA)

The Big Short (Adam McKay, 2015, USA)

Blast of Silence (Allen Baron, 1961, USA)

The Bling Ring World War Z (Sofia Coppola, 2013, USA & Marc Forster, 2013, USA)

Blonde Ice (Jack Bernhard, 1948, USA)

Blue Caprice (Alexandre Moors, 2013, USA)

Branded to Kill (Seijun Suzuki, 1967, JAP)

Bride and Prejudice (Gurinder Chadha, 2004, IND)

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Richard Brooks, 1958, USA)

Carrie (Kimberly Peirce, 2013, USA)

Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941, USA)

Chi-Raq (Spike Lee, 2015, USA)

The Dark Knight (Christopher Nolan, 2008, USA)

Dark Passage (Delmer Daves, 1947, USA)

Decoy (Jack Bernhard, 1946, USA)

Devils on the Doorstep (Jiang Wen, 2000, CHI) 

Divorce Italian Style (Pietro Germi, 1961, ITA)

Drowning By Numbers (Peter Greenaway, 1988, UK)

Eight Men Out (John Sayles, 1988, USA)

Ex Machina (Alex Garland, 2015, UK)

Fighting Elegy (Seijun Suzuki, 1966, JAP)

Fire At Sea (Gianfranco Rosi, 2016, ITA)

Follow Me Quietly (Richard Fleischer, 1949, USA)

Frank (Lenny Abrahamson, 2014, UK)

The Friends of Eddie Coyle (Peter Yates, 1973, USA)

Ghostbusters (Paul Feig, 2016, USA)

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (Ana Lily Amirpour, 2014, USA)

The Great Gatsby (Baz Luhrmann, 2013, USA)

Gun Crazy (Joseph H. Lewis, 1950, USA)

Hail, Caesar! (Joel & Ethan Coen, 2016, USA)

Hangover Square (John Brahm, 1945, USA)

Heart of a Dog (Laurie Anderson, 2015, USA)

Hell’s Half Acre (John H. Auer, 1954, USA)

Her (Spike Jonze, 2013. USA)

High Wall (Curtis Bernhardt, 1947, USA)

The Hitch-Hiker (Ida Lupino, 1953, USA)

The Hunger Games (Gary Ross, 2012, USA)

I Don’t Belong Anywhere:  The Cinema of Chantal Akerman (Marianne Lambert, 2015, BEL) & No Home Movie (Chantal Akerman, 2015, BEL)

I Promise You Anarchy (Julio Hernández Cordón, 2016, MEX)

It’s All Gone Pete Tong (Michael Dowse, 2004, CAN)

Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, 1975, BEL)

Le Joli Mai (Chris Marker & Pierre Lhomme, 1963, FRA)

Key Largo (John Huston, 1948, USA)

Kill List (Ben Wheatley, 2011, UK)

The King’s Speech (Tom Hooper, 2010, UK)

Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (Norman Foster, 1948, USA)

LawlessThe Dark Knight Returns (John Hillcoat, 2012, USA & Christopher Nolan, 2012, USA)

The Lobster (Yiorgios Lanthimos, 2016, GRE)

Looper (Rian Johnson, 2012, USA)

Macbeth (Justin Kurzel, 2015, UK)

Mad Max:  Fury Road (George Miller, 2015, AUS)

The Man Who Cheated Himself (Felix Feist, 1950, USA)

Mascots (Christopher Guest, 2016, USA)

The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012, USA)

Middle Man (Ned Crowley, 2016, USA)

Mr. Arkadin (Orson Welles, 1955, SPA)

Mystery Team (Dan Eckman, 2009, USA)

Night Moves (Kelly Reichardt, 2013, USA)

Nightfall (Jacques Tourneur, 1957, USA)

Nightmare Alley (Edmund Goulding, 1947, USA)

No No:  A Dockumentary (Jeff Radice, 2014, USA)

Old Fashioned:  The Story of the Wisconsin Supper Club (Holly de Ruyter, 2015, USA)

Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders, 1984, USA)

Payback (Brian Helgeleand, 1999, USA)

Peggy Guggenheim:  Art Addict (Lisa Immordino Vreeland, 2015, USA)

Police, Adjective (Corneliu Porumboiu, 2009, ROM)

Le Pont du Nord (Jacques Rivette, 1981, FRA)

The Producers (Susan Stroman, 2005, USA)

The Prowler (Joseph Losey, 1951, USA)

Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960, USA)

Real Life (Albert Brooks, 1979, USA)

Revenge (Yermek Shinarbayev, 1989, KAZ)

The Rider Named Death (Karen Shakhnazarov, 2004, RUS)

Rome, Open City (Roberto Rossellini, 1945, ITA)

Romeo and Juliet (Carlo Carlei, 2013, UK)

Stranger Than Paradise (Jim Jarmusch, 1984, USA)

Stray Dog (Akira Kurosawa, 1949, JAP)

Terror in a Texas Town (Joseph H. Lewis, 1958, USA)

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (Sydney Pollack, 1969, USA)

To the Wonder (Terrence Malick, 2012, USA)

Tokyo Drifter (Seijun Suzuki, 1966, JAP)

Trainspotting (Danny Boyle, 1996, UK)

Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer, 2013, USA)

Union Station (Rudolph Maté, 1950, USA)

A Very Murray Christmas (Sofia Coppola, 2015, USA)

The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese, 2013, USA)

The Woman in the Window (Fritz Lang, 1944, USA)

Youth of the Beast (Seijun Suzuki, 1963, JAP)

*:  Current as of October 31, 2016.