Category Archives: Movie Mad
The film and culture website Vague Visages has been kind enough to accept my latest movie essay. This one is on the 2013 French thriller Stranger by the Lake. Please have a read if you get the chance!
An essay I wrote about the use painted portraits of women appear in classic film noir is now up on the film site Vague Visages. They’d love it over there if you gave it a read. (Well, I would too!)
My latest movie review is up at Litbreak. I’d also recommend Almereyda’s 2015 entertaining, po-mo mashup of a film Experimenter which deals with similar ideas of how perception creates reality.
Monday Movie Review. My latest is up on Litbreak. The editors over there would love it if you gave it a look (as well as the site’s great fiction and poetry) and maybe even left a comment. Wind River
My latest film review is up at the Litbreak website. If you have a chance, please check it out!
It’s a movie by the inventive writer/director Ana Lily Amirpour. (Her first film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night was described as a Persian vampire spaghetti Western.) I reviewed The Bad Batch for Litbreak. If you have a chance, … Continue reading
My review of Moonlight is now up on Litbreak. If you have a second, please check it out! Moonlight
Normally I don’t write blog entries about work I publish. Too self-promoting, too “look at me, look at me!” even this selfie age. Blogs should be about something other than the writer. In this case I’m making an exception. I … Continue reading
As part of my self-education in film, I’m slowly working through Alfred Hitchcock’s oeuvre. Some of his early, lesser-known movies (lesser known to me at least) have been quite fun: The 39 Steps, Lifeboat, The Foreign Correspondent. Despite the era’s … Continue reading