Category Archives: Movie Mad

Marjorie Prime: A Film by Michael Almereyda

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.

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Wind River: A Film By Taylor Sheridan

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

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Moka: A Film by Frédéric Mermoud

My latest film review is up at the Litbreak website. If you have a chance, please check it out!  

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The Bad Batch

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

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Moonlight: A Film by Barry Jenkins

  My review of Moonlight is now up on Litbreak. If you have a second, please check it out! Moonlight  

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Experimenter: The Stanley Milgram Story

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

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Rebecca

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

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My First Blog Post

My first blog post. One writer and no followers. Reminds me of the act of writing itself — sitting at a desk and typing into the faceless void. What do I want to do with this blog? First, I’ll share … Continue reading

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