Saturday, December 17, 2011

ENG 282: 2010s

2010:

127 Hours (USA/UK: Danny Boyle, 2010: 94 mins)

Kellett, Christine. "Audience faints at 'realistic' amputation film." The Sydney Morning Herald (September 15, 2010)

Black Swan (USA: Darren Aronofsky, 2010: 108 mins)

The Black Swan Issue Little White Lies #33 (2010)

Carlos (France/Germany: Olivier Assayas, 2010: 330 mins)

The Carlos Issue #31 (2010)

Yue, Genevieve. "The Curtain’s Undrawn: An Interview with Olivier Assayas on Carlos." Senses of Cinema #57 (2010)

Caterpillar (Japan: Koji Wakamatsu, 2010: 85 mins)

Erickson, Steve. "Extreme Measures: Koji Wakamatsu's two-pronged attacks on the Japanese left and right." Moving Image Source (May 6, 2011)

Fair Game (USA/United Arab Emirates: Doug Liman, 2010: 108 mins)

Garcia-Mainar, Luis M. "The Return of the Realist Spy Film." Cineaction #88 (2012)

Foreign Parts (USA/France: Verena Paravel and J.P. Sniadecki, 2010: 81 mins)

Cronk, Jordan. "China Behind: J.P. Sniadecki’s Eastern Ethnographies." Keyframe (April 17, 2014)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pt. 1/Harry Potter and the Deathy Hallows, Pt. 2 (UK/USA: David Yates, 2010/2011: 146/130 mins)

Crass, Chris. "Expecto Patronum: Lessons From Harry Potter for Social Justice Organizing." Truthout (December 15, 2013)
Harvest of Loneliness (USA: Gilbert Gonzalez, Vivian Price and Adrian Salinas, 2010: 56 mins)

Price, Vivian. "Harvest of Loneliness: The Bracero Program." History for the Future (April 3, 2012)

In a Better World (Denmark/Sweden: Susanne Bier, 2010: 119 mins)

"In a Better World. (2010) Susanne Bier." Filmsweep (June 29, 2011)

Inside Job (USA: Charles Ferguson, 2010: 120 mins)

Ferguson, Charles. "Predator Nation: Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption, and the Hijacking of America." Democracy Now (Posted on Dialogic: May 29, 2012)

Into Eternity: A Film for the Future (Denmark/Finland/Sweden/Italy: Michael Madsen, 2010: 75 mins)

Into Eternity Making Contact (March 18, 2014) ["Our world is generating more and more nuclear waste, but have no permanent place to dispose of it. But the nation of Finland has a plan. They’re building an underground cave, to hold thousands of tones of nuclear waste, for at least 100 thousand years. On this edition, we hear excerpts of the film, “Into Eternity”, which explores the logistical and philosophical quandaries around the construction of something that if it works, might very well outlast the entire human race."]

Kaboom (USA: Greg Araki, 2010: 86 mins)

Maanen, James Van. Kaboom Guru (May 31, 2011)

The Kids Are All Right (USA: Lisa Chodolenko, 2010: 106 mins)

Cosbey, Janet. "Reel Families: The Delicate Balance of Family and Work in Film." Cinematic Sociology: Social Life in Film. Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2013: 194-207. [In BCTC Library PN1995.9 S6 C543 2013]

The Killer Inside Me (USA/Sweden/UK/Canada: Michael Winterbottom, 2010: 109 mins)

Stadler, Jane. "Affectless Empathy, Embodied Imagination and The Killer Inside Me." Screening the Past (October 2013)

Let Me In (United Kingdom/USA: Matt Reeves, 2010: 116 mins)

Kuerstein, Erich. "Swedish Death, American Style." Acidemic #7 (2012)

My Joy (Ukraine/Germany/Netherlands: Sergei Loznitsa, 2010: 127 mins)

Kaufman, Anthony. "The Occupied Soul of Ukraine." Keyframe (March 24, 2014)

The Mysteries of Lisbon (Portugal: Raoul Ruiz, 2010: 272 mins)

Vishnevetsky, Ignatiy. "Everything is Permeable." The Current (August 5, 2011)

Never Let Me Go (UK/USA: Mark Romanek, 2010: 103 mins)

Kunkel, Benjamin. "Dystopia and the End of Politics." Dissent (Fall 2008)

Nostalgia for the Light (France/Germany/Chile/Spain/USA: Patricio Guzmán, 2010: 90 mins)

Ball, Norman. "Fourth Moments in the Atacama Desert: On Patricio Guzmán's Nostalgia for the Light." Bright Lights Film Journal #78 (November 2012)

Of Gods and Men (France: Xavier Beauvois, 2010: 122 mins)

Greydanus, Stephen D. "'Of Gods and Men': A transcendent spiritual portrait of faith, love and martyrdom." National Catholic Register (March 9, 2011)

The Pack (France/Belgium: Frank Richard, 2010: 84 mins)

Murray, Robin and Joseph Heumann. "Earth bites back: vampires and the ecological roots of home." Jump Cut #55 (Fall 2013)

Poetry (South Korea: Lee Chang-Dong, 2010: 139 mins)

White, Rob. "Into the Past." Film Quarterly 64.4 (Summer 2011)

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (Finway/Norway/France/Sweden: Jalmari Helander, 2010: 84 mins)

Kalat, David. "Rare Exports." Movie Morlocks (December 24, 2011)

Restrepo (USA: Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger, 2010: 93 mins)

Turse, Nick. "Death on Your Doorstep: What Sebastian Junger and Restrepo Won’t Tell You About War." TomDispatch (July 13, 2010)

Road to Nowhere (USA: Monte Hellman, 2010: 121 mins)

Quintin. "Road to Nowhere." Cinema Scope #46 (Spring 2011)

Rubber (France/Angola: Quentin Dupieux, 2010: 82 mins)

Anderson, Jason. "The Important Element of No Reason: The Mad World of Quentin Dupieux's Rubber." Cinema Scope (Spring 2011)

Shutter Island (USA: Martin Scorsese, 2010: 138 mins)

Koresky, Michael and Jeff Reichert. "Martin Scorsese: He Is Cinema." Reverse Shot (September 17, 2014)

Lehane, Dennis. "Between Dorchester Ave and Sunset Boulevard." Radio Open Source (November 22, 2010)

Martin Scorsese - The Art of Silence from Tony Zhou on Vimeo.




Silent Souls (Russia: Aleksey Fedorchenko, 2010: 78 mins)

Kaufman, Anthony. "Mikhail Krichman: On Russian light and The Return." Keyframe (January 6, 2014)

Sleeping Beauty (France: Catherine Breillat, 2010: 82 mins)

Garcia, Maria. "Rewriting Fairy Tales, Revisiting Female Identity: An Interview with Catherine Breillat." Cineaste 36.3 (2011)

The Tillman Story (USA: Amir Bar-Lev, 2010: 94 mins)

Kirby, Sean. "Cinematographer - Police Beat, Zoo, Lovely Still, Against The Current, The Tillman Story." Spoiler Alert Radio (January 10, 2011)

Treme (HBO TV Series: Eric Overmeyer and David Simon: 2010 - )

Leyda, Julia. "'This Complicated, Colossal Failure': The Abjection of Creighton Bernette in HBO's Treme." Television and New Media (February 7, 2012)

Tron: Legacy (USA: Joseph Kosinski, 2010: 125 mins)

Bridges, Jeff, Joseph Kosinski and Olivia Wilde. "Tron: Legacy." Sci-Fi-London (November 4, 2011)

Waiting for Superman (USA: Dave Guggenheim, 2010: 111 mins)

Faux, Jeff. " Education Profiteering; Wall Street's Next Big Thing?" The Real News Network (September 30, 2012)

2011:

18 Days (Egypt: Ahmad Abdalla, et al., 2011: 125 mins)

Massa, Stephen. "18 Days and the 'Montage of History'." Bright Lights Film Journal #78 (November 2012)

The Adventures of Tin Tin (USA/New Zealand: Steven Spielberg, 2011: 107 mins)

Benedict, Steven. "The Techniques and Themes of Steven Spielberg." Vimeo (August 8, 2012)

All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace (United Kingdom: Adam Curtis, 2011: 180 mins)

Atkinson, Michael. "Archival Trouble: The fiction-free science fiction of Adam Curtis." Moving Image Source (February 16, 2012)

Ball, Norman. "The Power of Auteurs and the Last Man Standing: Adam Curtis' Documentary Nightmares." Bright Lights Film Journal #78 (November 2012)

The Artist (France/Belgium: Michel Hazanavicius, 2011: 100 mins)

Wilder, Felix. "The Artist, The Most Emasculating Film of the Year." Omega Level (January 16, 2012)

Attack the Block (UK/France: Joe Cornish, 2011: 88 mins)

The Attack the Block Issue #34 (2011)

Bellflower (USA: Evan Glodell, 2011: 106 mins)

Church, David. "“Propane is for pussies”: Bellflower’s bromance of retro technology and hip masculinity." Jump Cut #55 (Fall 2013)

A Beautiful Hot Summer (France/Italy/Switzerland: Phillipe Garrel, 2001: 95 mins)

López, Cristina Álvarez and Adrian Martin. "All Tomorrow's Parties." Notebook (January 20, 2014)

The Color Wheel (USA: Alex Ross Perry, 2011: 83 mins)

Marsh, Calum. "The Color Wheel: Confronting the Modern Condition." Keyframe (January 17, 2014)

Carnage (France/Germany/Poland/Spain: Roman Polanski, 2011: 80 mins)

Isenberg, Noah and Rob White. "Carnage and All: A Discussion." Film Quarterly (Spring 2012)

Contagion (USA: Steven Soderbergh, 2011: 106 mins)

Benson-Allott, Caetlin. "Out of Sight." Film Quarterly 65.2 (Winter 2011)

Clover, Joshua. "Fall and Rise." Film Quarterly 65.2 (Winter 2011)

Crazy Horse (USA/France: Frederick Wiseman, 2011: 134 mins)

Wiseman, Fredrick, et al. "Frederick Wiseman's Crazy Horse. Radio West (January 3, 2012)

Damsels in Distress (USA: Whit Stillman, 2011: 99 mins)

Smith, Justine, et al. "Spotlight + Interview – Director Whit Stillman (‘Damsels In Distress,’ ‘The Last Days of Disco’)." Sound on Sight #319 (May 3, 2012)

The Day He Arrives (South Korea: Sang-soo Hong, 2011: 79 mins)

Lee, Kevin B. "Viewing Between the Lines in The Day He Arrives." Fandor (March 21, 2013)

Declaration of War (France: Valérie Donzelli, 2011: 100 mins)

O'Hehir, Andrew. "Surviving a parents’ nightmare, with wine and sex: A young couple faces their son's deadly illness, with Parisian flair, in Declaration of War." Salon (January 26, 2012)

The Deep Blue Sea (UK/USA: Terence Davies, 2011: 98 mins)

Wood, Jason. "Directors of the Year: Terence Davies." International Film Guide: 2012 ed. Ian Hadyn Smith.

Elena (Russia: Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2011: 109 mins)
Kaufman, Anthony. "Mikhail Krichman: On Russian light and The Return." Keyframe (January 6, 2014)

The Game of Thrones (HBO TV Series: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, 2011 - )

Goldman, Michael. "Harsh Realms." American Cinematographer (May 2012)

Williams, Joseph. "Fantasy Worldviews: From Middle Earth to Westeros." Fare Forward (September 4, 2013)

The Girl With the Dragon Tatoo (USA/Sweden/UK/Germany: David Fincher, 2011: 158 mins)

Holben, Jay. "Cold Case." American Cinematographer (January 2012)

Szhou, Tony. "David Fincher - And the Other Way is Wrong." Every Frame a Painting (October 1, 2014)

Tyree, J.M. "Archive Fighter." Film Quarterly 65.3 (Spring 2012)

Hot Coffee (USA: Susan Saladoff, 2011: 88 mins)

Saladoff, Susan. "Hot Coffee." Media Matters (October 9, 2011)

Hugo (USA: Martin Scorsese, 2011: 126 mins)

Hoberman, J. "Hugo and the Magic of Film Trickery." The Guardian (February 24, 2012)

Koresky, Michael and Jeff Reichert. "Martin Scorsese: He Is Cinema." Reverse Shot (September 17, 2014)

Scorsese, Martin. "The Persisting Vision: Reading the Language of Cinema." The New York Review of Books (August 15, 2013)

I Don't Know How She Does It (USA: Douglas McGrath, 2011: 89 mins)

Cosbey, Janet. "Reel Families: The Delicate Balance of Family and Work in Film." Cinematic Sociology: Social Life in Film. Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2013: 194-207. [In BCTC Library PN1995.9 S6 C543 2013]

Into the Abyss (Germany/Canada: Werner Herzog, 2011: 107 Mins)

Ebert, Roger. "Nobody has the right to take another life." Chicago Sun-Times (January 4, 2012)

I Wish (Japan: Hirokazu Koreeda, 2011: 128 mins)

Kogonada. "The world according to Koreeda: How Japan’s modern master revives our taste for everyday life." Sight and Sound (January 9, 2014)

The Kid with a Bike (Belgium/France/Italy: Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne, 2011: 87 mins)

Dima, Vlad. "Perpetual Motion: The Dardenne Brothers' The Kid with a Bike." Bright Lights Film Journal #80 (May 2013)

Le Havre (Finland/France/Germany: Aki Kaurismäki, 2011: 93 mins)

Sicinski, Michael. "Port of Forgotten Dreams: Aki Kaurismäki’s Le Havre." Cinema Scope (November 4, 2011)

Meek's Cutoff (USA: Kelly Reichardt, 2011: 104 mins)

Kreider, Timothy. "The End of Everything: Apocalyptic Films." Jump Cuts #55 (Fall 2013)

Melancholia (Denmark/Sweden/France/Germany: Lars Von Triers, 2011: 136 mins)

White, Rob. "Interview with Manuel Alberto Claro." Film Quarterly 65.4 (Summer 2012)

Midnight in Paris (Spain/USA: Woody Allen, 2011: 94 mins)

Merrick, Amy. "Living In: Midnight in Paris." Design Sponge (July 2011)

North, Dan. "Midnight in Paris. Spectacular Attractions (January 8, 2012)

Mildred Pierce (HBO TV Mini-series, 2011)

Leyda, Julia. ""Something That Is Dangerous and Arousing and Transgressive": An Interview with Todd Haynes." Bright Lights Film Journal #78 (November 2012)

Porton, Richard. "Mildred Pierce's Bitter Tears." Cinema Scope (Spring 2011)

Miss Bala (Mexico: Gerardo Naranjo, 2011: 113 mins)

Teodoro, Jose. Miss Bala: Nightmare State." Film Comment (January/February 2012)

Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Turkey/Bosnia and Herzegovina: Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2011: 150 mins)

Dollar, Steve. "Film of the Week: Once Upon a Time in Anatolia." GreenCine Daily (January 4, 2012)

Oslo, August 31 (Norway: Joachim Trier, 2011: 95 mins)

Yoshioka, Maximillian. "Norwegian Nihilism: On Joachim Trier's Oslo August 31st. Bright Lights Film Journal #78 (November 2012)

Polisse (France: Maiwenn, 2011: 127 mins)

Link, Trevor. "Polisse." Spectrum Culture (May 20, 2012)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (USA: Rupert Wyatt, 2011: 105 mins)

Clover, Joshua. "Fall and Rise." Film Quarterly 65.2 (Winter 2011)

A Separation (Iran: Asghar Farhadi, 2011: 123 mins)

O'Hehir, Andrew. "Dazzling Iranian drama A Separation: Part Hitchcock mystery, part scathing social critique, a must-see." Salon (December 30, 2012)

White, Rob. "Institutionalized." Film Quarterly 65.3 (Spring 2012)

Shame (United Kingdom: Steve McQueen, 2011: 101 mins)

Fisher, Mark. "Non-film: Steve McQueen’s Shame." Film Quarterly (January 2012)

Sleeping Beauty (Australia: Julia Leigh, 2011: 101 mins)

Chow, Lesley. "Dream Story: Julia Leigh's Sleeping Beauty." Bright Lights Film Journal #76 (May 2012)

Source Code (USA: Duncan Jones, 2011: 93 mins)

Fitch, Alex. "Duncan Jones on Source Code." Reality Check (September 12, 2011)

Take Shelter (USA: Jeff Nichols, 2011: 120 mins)

Kreider, Timothy. "The End of Everything: Apocalyptic Films." Jump Cuts #55 (Fall 2013)

This is Not a Film (Iran: Jafar Panahi, 2011: 75 mins)

White, Rob. "Institutionalized." Film Quarterly 65.3 (Spring 2012)

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
(France/UK/Germany: Tomas Aldredson, 2011: 127 mins)

Rehlin, Gunnar. "Directors of the Year: Tomas Alfredson." International Film Guide: 2012. 48th Edition. [BCTC Library: PN 1993.3 I544 2012]

Tomboy (France: Céline Sciamma, 2011: 84 mins)

Temple, Melissa Bow. "It's Okay to Be Neither." Together for Jackson County Kids (December 16, 2011)

Weekend (UK: Andrew Haigh, 2011: 97 mins)

"Introducing Andrew Haigh's Weekend." The Current (August 20, 2012)

Lim, Dennis. "Weekend: The Space Between Two People." Current (August 21, 2012)

We Have a Pope (Italy/France: Nanni Moretti, 2011: 102 mins)

Zordan, Davide. "Of Men, Roles and Rules: Nanni Moretti’s We Have a Pope." Journal of Religion & Film 17.2 (October 2013)

Win Win (USA: Thomas McCarthy, 2011: 106 mins)

Sánchez-Escalonilla, Antonio. "From Hoover to Bush Jr.: Home and Crisis Scripts in U.S. Social Cinema." Jump Cut #55 (Fall 2013)

Wuthering Heights (UK: Andrea Arnold, 2011: 129 mins)

Lenten, Jessica. "Phenomenology and the films of Andrea Arnold." Real/Reej (August 1, 2012)

2012:

Ai Weiwei, Never Sorry" (USA: Alison Klayman, 2012: 91 mins)

Weiwei, Ai. "China’s Artist/Enemy #1." Open Source (August 4, 2014)


Amour (France/Germany/Austria: Micheal Haneke, 2012: 127 mins)

Dima, Vlad. "(Not) Love and Death: On Michael Haneke's Amour." Bright Lights Film Journal #80 (May 2013)

An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (USA: Terence Nance, 2012: 84 mins)

Clark, Ashley. "An Oversimplification of Her Beauty: A dazzling, deliquescent, take-this-heart love movie." Sight and Sound (March 2014)

Anna Karenina (UK: Joe Wright, 2012: 129 mins)

Rafferty, Terrence. "Degrees of Infidelity to Tolstoy’s Heroine: Keira Knightley in Joe Wright’s ‘Anna Karenina’." The New York Times (November 4, 2012)

Artifact (USA: Jared Leto, 2012)

Fowler, Robert. "Artifact: A musician’s struggle against a giant corporation." World Socialist Web Site (November 19, 2012)

The Avengers (USA: Joss Whedon, 2012: 143 mins)

Bleasdale, John. "Avengers Dissemble: A Polemic." Alternate Takes (June 10, 2012)

Witmer, John D. "Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC brings the Earth’s mightiest heroes to the big screen for Joss Whedon’s The Avengers." American Cinematographer (June 2012)

Barbara (Germany: Christian Petzold, 2012: 105 mins)

Barbara Critics Round Up (Ongoing Archive)

Dillard, Clayton. "Jaimey Fisher's Christian Petzold." (January 12, 2014)

Berberian Sound Studio (UK: Peter Strickland, 2012: 92 mins)

Davies, Sam. "Berberian Sound Studio: A bold evocation of the eras of both analogue sound and the Italian giallo, Peter Strickland’s Katalin Varga follow-up is smart, stylish, witty – and just a mite bloodless." Sight and Sound (May 20, 2014)

Beyond the Hills (Romania/France/Belgium: Cristian Mungiu, 2012: 150 mins)

Mercer, Benjamin. "Beyond the Hills." Reverse Shot #33 (2013)

Brave (USA: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, and Steve Purcell, 2012: 93 mins)

Milico, Elliot. ""Metaphysics at the Movies: Hollywood's Philosophical Turn." Fare Forward (September 12, 2012)

Broche de Oro (Puerto Rico: Raúl Marchand Sánchez, 2012: 90 mins)

García-Crespo, Naida. "National identity, cultural institutions, and filmmaking in “paradise”— Puerto Rican successes of Talento de barrio and Broche de oro." Jump Cut #55 (Fall 2013)

Capital (France: Costa-Gravas, 2012: 114 mins)

O'Hehir, Andrew. "The movies’ surprising blind spot: Corporate greed." Salon (October 24, 2013)

The Central Park Five (USA: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon, 2012: 119 mins)

Byfield, Natalie. "NYC’s $40M Central Park 5 Settlement Resolves Wrongful Jailing Fueled by Race-Baiting, Police Abuse." Democracy Now (June 20, 2014)
Compliance (USA: Craig Zobel, 2012: 90 mins)

O'Hehir, Andrew. "'I was just following orders': Why are we so eager to obey authority, whether the boss, the TSA or the president? A new movie has some answers." Salon (August 19, 2012)

Rizov, Vadim. "Film of the Week: Compliance." Green Cine Daily (August 15, 2012)

Cosmopolis (France/Canada/Portugal/Italy: David Croneberg, 2012: 108 mins)

O'Hehir, Andrew. "David Cronenberg: How I seduced Rob Pattinson." Salon (August 18, 2012)

End of Watch (USA: David Ayer, 2012: 109 mins)

Trayton, John. "David Ayer's End of Watch (2012) and the Militarization of U.S. Law Enforcement." Bright Lights Film Journal #82 (November 2013)

A Fierce Green Fire (USA: Mark Kitchell, 2012: 101 mins)

Kitchell, Mark. "Earth Day Special: Fierce Green Fire Documentary Explores Environmental Movement’s Global Rise." Democracy Now (April 22, 2014)

Gangs of Wasseypur (India: Anurag Kashyap, 2012)

Hurtado, J. "GANGS OF WASSEYPUR Is An Epic Experience Hamstrung By A Half-Assed DVD." Twitch (November 25, 2012)

Ginger and Rosa (UK/Denmark/Canada/Croatia: Sally Potter, 2012)

"Ginger and Rosa (UK) (2012)." The Case for Global Film (October 22, 2012)

Holy Motors (France/Germany: Leos Carax, 2012: 115 mins)

Olavarria, C.M. "The Church of Holy Motors: A Transformation in Metafilm." Bright Lights Film Journal #82 (November 2013)

How to Survive a Plague (USA: David France, 2012: 120 mins)

France, David and Peter Staley. "How to Survive a Plague": As ACT UP Turns 25, New Film Chronicles History of AIDS Activism in U.S." Democracy Now (March 23, 2012)

The Hunger Games (USA: Gary Ross, 2012: 142 mins)

Hudson, David. "Gary Ross's Hunger Games The Daily (March 20-24, 2012)

The Invisible War (USA: Kirby Dick, 2012: 93 mins)

Cioca, Kori, Kirby Dick and Trina McDonald. "The Invisible War: New Film Exposes Rape, Sexual Assault Epidemic in U.S. Military." Democracy Now (January 30, 2012)

John Dies at the End (USA: Don Coscarelli, 2012: 99 mins)

McCalmont, Jonathan. "REVIEW – John Dies At The End (2012)." Ruthless Culture (February 3, 2014)

The Koch Brothers Exposed (USA: Robert Greenwald, 2012)

Greenwald, Robert. "Koch Brothers Exposed: The 1% at Its Very Worst." Uprising Radio (March 27, 2012)

Leviathan (France/UK/USA: Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel, 2012: 87 mins)

Jenkins, David. "Leviathan Review." Little White Lies (November 27, 2013)

Pinkerton, Nick. "Leviathan: Sea lives meet amphibious cameras meet a hulking, devastating war machine: welcome to a documentary like nothing you’ve seen (or felt)." Sight and Sound (December 6, 2013)

Like Someone in Love (France/Japan: Abbas Kiarostami, 2012: 109 mins

Brody, Richard. "Kiarostami's Like Someone in Love." The New Yorker (February 15, 2013)

Looper (USA/China: Rian Johnson, 2012: 119 mins)

Cummings, Alex Sayf. "Time, Fate, and the History of the Future in Looper." Tropics of Meta (October 22, 2012)

The Lorax (USA: Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda, 2012: 86 mins)

Milico, Elliot. ""Metaphysics at the Movies: Hollywood's Philosophical Turn." Fare Forward (September 12, 2012)

Museum Hours (Austria/USA: Jem Cohen, 2012: 107 mins)

Helfand, Glen. "Jem Cohen: Memory and the Museum." Keyframe (June 19, 2013)

Neighboring Sounds (Brazil: Kleber Mendonça Filho, 2012: 131 mins)

Kizirian, Shari. "On the Street Where He Lives: Kleber Mendonça Filho films locally, stirs globally with Neighboring Sounds." Keyframe (January 13, 2014)

Pablo (USA: Richard Goldgewicht, 2012: 90 mins)

Heller, Steven. "Giving Credit to the Guy Who Revolutionized Movie Credits." The Atlantic (November 21, 2013)

Paradise: Faith (Austria/Germany/France: Ulrich Sedil, 2012: 115 mins)

Knauss, Stephanie. "The Paradise Trilogy: Love, Faith, Hope." Journal of Religion & Film 17.2 (October 2013)

Paranorman (USA: Chris Butler and Sam Fell, 2012: 92 mins)

Sabo, Lee Weston. "Abnormal Intelligence: Sam Fell and Chris Butler's ParaNorman." Bright Lights Film Journal #82 (November 2013)

The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (UK/Ireland: Sophie Fiennes, 2012: 136 mins)

Marshall, Colin. "Slavoj Žižek’s Pervert’s Guide to Ideology Decodes The Dark Knight and They Live." Open Culture (September 30, 2013)

Post Tenebras Lux (Mexico/France/Netherlands/Germany: Carlos Reygadas, 2012: 115 mins)

Reichert, Jeff. "Into the Wild: Post Tenebras Lux." Reverse Shot #33 (2013)

Prometheus (USA: Ridley Scott, 2012: 124 mins)

Pegg, Danny. "Promethus." Journal of Religion & Film 17.2 (October 2013)

Weetch, Owen. "Prometheus." Alternate Takes (July 5, 2012)

Rust and Bone (France/Belgium: Jacques Audiard, 2012: 120 mins)

Sobchack, Vivian. "What My Fingers Knew: The Cinesthetic Subject, or Vision in the Flesh." Senses of Cinema (April 2000)

The Sessions (USA: Ben Lewin, 2012: 95 mins)

Rochlin, Margy. "Who’s That Man in the Iron Lung? John Hawkes Brings Years of Film Work to The Sessions." Democracy Now (October 14, 2012)

Silver Linings Playbook (USA: David O'Russell, 2012: 122 mins)

Weetch, Owen. "The Healthy Lie of Silver Linings Playbook." Alternate Takes (January 16, 2013)

The Skin I Am In (USA/Canada/Germany/Japan: Broderick Fox, 2012: 86 mins)

Gerhard, Susan. "Skin Deep and Deeper: Personal documentary filmmaker Broderick Fox talks identity, technology, body art and aesthetic legacies." Keyframe (April 24, 2014)

Skyfall (UK/USA: Sam Mendes, 2012: 143 mins)

Alpert, Robert. "Skyfall: A Mother and Her Twin Boys." Jump Cut #55 (Fall 2013)

Snow White and the Huntsman (USA: Rupert Sanders, 2012: 127 mins)

Heath, Roderick. "Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)." Ferdy on Film (July 23, 2012)

Milico, Elliot. ""Metaphysics at the Movies: Hollywood's Philosophical Turn." Fare Forward (September 12, 2012)

Stories We Tell (Canada: Sarah Polley, 2012: 108 mins)

Anderst, Leah. "Memory’s Chorus: Stories We Tell and Sarah Polley’s Theory of Autobiography." Senses of Cinema #69 (December 2013)

Tabu (Portugal/Germany/Brazil/France: Miguel Gomes, 2012: 118 mins)

Martin, Adrian. "Dust of Time: Tabu." Keyframe (February 6, 2014)

To the Wonder (USA: Terence Malick, 2012: 112 mins)

Goodman, Daniel Ross. "To the Wonder." Journal of Religion & Film 17.2 (2013)


Terrence Malick: The Art of Voiceover from Kevin B. Lee on Vimeo.




The Untold History of the United States (USA: Oliver Stone, 2012)

Kuznick, Peter and Oliver Stone. "The Untold History of the United States." After Words (December 29, 2012)

---. "The Untold U.S. History from the Atomic Age to Vietnam to Obama’s Drone Wars." Democracy Now (November 16, 2012)

Viola (Argentina/USA: Matías Piñeiro, 2012: 65 mins)

Nayman, Adam. "Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On: Viola." Reverse Shot #33 (2013)

Viola Critics Round Up (Ongoing Archive)


2013:

A Field in England (UK: Ben Wheatley, 2013: 90 mins)

A Field in England Critics Round Up (Ongoing Archive)

Wheatley, Ben. "A Field in England." The Seventh Art #19 (March 2014)

American Hustle (USA: David O' Russell, 2013: 138 mins)

Wheeler, Otie. "You’re Nothing to Me Until You’re Everything: Romance & Enchantment in American Hustle." Vulgar Cinema (January 1, 2014)

A Touch of Sin (China: Jia Zhangke, 2013: 133 mins)

Hudson, David. "Jia Zhangke’s A Touch of Sin: Melds 'the Mainland China of the news to a heightened theatricality veering toward satire.'” Keyframe (September 27, 2013)

Ma, Aliza. "Histories of Violence: A Touch of Sin." Reverse Shot #33 (2013)

Bastards (France Germany: Claire Denis, 2013: 83 mins)

Bowen, Chuck. "The Film in the Shadows: What we should be talking about when we talk about THE COUNSELOR." Keyframe (November 2, 2013)

Denis, Claire. "'Anger is part of my relation to the world': An Interview with Claire Denis." Cléo 1.3 (November 28, 2013)

Blue Jasmine (USA: Woody Allen, 2013: 98 mins)

Cobb, Thomas. "Blue Jasmine and the Great Recession: Paean for Our National Nightmares." Bright Lights Film Journal #82 (November 2013)

Butter on the Latch (USA: Josephine Decker, 2013: 72 mins)

Brody, Richard. "A Star Is Born: Josephine Decker." The New Yorker (November 14, 2014)

Lee, Kevin B. "Josephine Decker’s Flashes of Brilliance." Keyframe (November 20, 2014) ["Reading the memorable moments in Josephine Decker’s promising new films."]

Captain Phillips (USA: Paul Greengrass, 2013: 134 mins)

Natoli, Joseph. "Captain Phillips: Colliding with the Real." Senses of Cinema #63 (December 2013)

Ventura, Elbert. "Lost at Sea: Captain Phillips." Reverse Shot #33 (2013)

Clear History (USA: Greg Morrola, 2013: 100 mins)

Yudin, Katy. "Clear History." Forget the Film, Watch the Titles (September 4, 2013)

The Congress (Israel/Germany/Poland/Luxembourg/France/Belgium: Ari Folman, 2013: 122 mins)

"The Congress." Critics Round Up (Ongoing Archive)

Greeneberg, Raz. "The Congress." Strange Horizons (November 4, 2013)

The Counselor (USA/UK: Ridley Scott, 2013: 117 mins)
Bowen, Chuck. "The Film in the Shadows: What we should be talking about when we talk about THE COUNSELOR." Keyframe (November 2, 2013)

Buntz, Sam. "A Flaw in the Lights: Thoughts on The Counselor." Fare Forward (October 31, 2013)

Fruitvale Station (USA: Ryan Coogler, 2013: 85 mins)

DuVernay, Ava. "The Day Before: Ryan Coogler on Fruitvale Station." Filmmaker (July 18, 2013)

The German Doctor (Argentina/Spain/Norway/France: Lucía Puenzo, 2013: 93 mins)

Mayer, Sophie. "Horror in Paradise." The F Word (August 7, 2014) ["Sophie Mayer looks at Lucia Puenzo's Wakolda, film narrating the Patagonian epilogue to extremely dark period in European history"]

Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia (USA/Italy: Nicholas Wrathall, 2013: 83 mins)

Ehrenstein, David. "How to Remember in a Nation that Forgets: Nicholas Wrathall’s GORE VIDAL: THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA shows that strong ideas do survive." Keyframe (June 29, 2014)

The Grandmaster (Hong Kong/China: Wong Kar Wai, 2013: 108 mins)

Bordwell, David. "The Grandmaster: Moving Forward, Turning Back." Observations on Film Art (September 23, 2013)

Lee, Kevin B. "Every Fight in Wong Kar-wai’s The Grandmaster, Ranked: A video primer ... ." Keyframe (August 21, 2013)

The Great Beauty (Italy/France: Paolo Sorrentino, 2013: 142 mins)

Hudson, David. "Paolo Sorrentino’s The Great Beauty: Those who love it really, really love it. For others, Sorrentino has always been on the wrong track." Keyframe (November 17, 2013)

Jahn, Pamela. "The Great Beauty: Interview with Paolo Sorrentino." Electric Sheep (September 5, 2013)

I'm So Excited (Spain: Pedro Almodovar, 2013: 90 mins)

"I'm So Excited" Critics Round Up (2013)

The Kill Team (USA: Dan Krauss, 2013: 79 mins)

Krauss, Dan. "hrough the Lens: The Kill Team." Radio West (September 2, 2014)["We continue our Through the Lens series Tuesday with "The Kill Team." A U.S. Army platoon made headlines in 2010 after if was learned they'd murdered several innocent Afghan civilians. In his film, director Dan Krauss examines those events and their fallout through the story of Adam Winfield, one of the guilty soldiers. Winfield tried to alert the military of the atrocity he and his comrades committed. His warnings went unheeded and Winfield found himself the target of a massive war crimes investigation. Krauss joins us to discuss his film, which explores the intersection of morality, conflict, and violence.">

Like Father, Like Son (Japan: Hirokazu Koreeda, 2013: 121 mins)

Ehrlich, David. "Director’s Cut: Hirokazu Kore-eda (Like Father, Like Son)." Film (January 15, 2014)

Kogonada. "The world according to Koreeda: How Japan’s modern master revives our taste for everyday life." Sight and Sound (January 9, 2014)

Lone Survivor (USA: Peter Berg, 2013: )

Hudson, David. "AFI Fest 2013 | Peter Berg’s Lone Survivor. KeyFrame (November 13, 2013)

Lovelace (USA: Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, 2013: 93 mins)

MacKinnon, Catherine. "Lovelace." Harvard University Press Blog (August 9, 2013)

Nebraska (USA: Alexander Payne, 2013: 115 mins)

Ventura, Elbert. "State of the Union: Nebraska." Reverse Shot #34 (2013)

Nobody's Daughter Haewon (South Korea: Sang-soo Hong, 2013: 90 mins)

Riley, John A. "Existential Lethargy: Hong Sang-soo's Nobody's Daughter Haewon (2013)" Bright Lights Film Journal #82 (November 2013)

Norte, the End of History (Philippines: Lav Diaz, 2013: 250 mins)

Hudson, David. "Lav Diaz’s Norte, the End of History: 'Diaz juxtaposes the intellectual and the common man in NORTE with peerless elegance.'” Keyframe (September 28, 2013)

Nymphomaniac: Volume 1(Denmark/Germany/France/Belgium/UK: Lars von Trier, 2013: 118 mins)/Nymphomaniac: Volume 2 (Denmark/Belgium/France/Germany/UK: Lars von Trier, 2013: 123 mins)

Nymphomaniac: Volume 1." Critics Round Up (Ongoing Archive)

Saner, Emine. "From Nymphomaniac to Stranger By the Lake, is Sex in Cinema Getting too Real?" The Guardian (February 21, 2014)

Only Lovers Left Alive (UK/Germany/Greece: Jim Jarmusch, 2013: 123 mins)

Only Lovers Left Alive Critics Round Up (Ongoing Archive)

Paradise: Hope (Austria/France/Germany: Ulrich Seidl, 2013: 92 mins)

Knauss, Stephanie. "The Paradise Trilogy: Love, Faith, Hope." Journal of Religion & Film 17.2 (October 2013)

Parkland (USA: Peter Landesman, 2013: 93 mins)

Kiang, Jessica. "50th Anniversary: 8 JFK Assassination Films That Revisit History." The Playlist (November 20, 2013)

Project Censored the Movie (USA: Doug Hecker and Christopher Oscar, 2013: 60 mins)

Huff, Mickey and Peter Phillips. "Top Censored News Stories of 2012-2013, Nolan Higdon's “Disinfo Wars: Alex Jones’ War on Your Mind” and Project Censored the Movie." Project Censored (October 8, 2013)

Phillips, Peter and Andy Roth. Top Censored News Stories of 2012-2013 and Project Censored the Movie Project Censored (October 1, 2013)

Room To Breathe (USA: Russell Long, 2013: 76 mins)

Busch, Ling and Megan Cowan. "Room To Breathe: From Chaos to Peace in the Classroom." Making Contact ((September 17, 2013)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (USA: Ben Stiller, 2013: 114 mins)

Lucca, Violet. "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty." Reverse Shot #33 (2013)

The Selfish Giant (UK: Clio Bernard, 2013: 91 mins)

Hudson, David. Clio Barnard’s The Selfish Giant: “Where The Arbor retained a certain televisual quality to its construction, ‘The Selfish Giant’ is boldly, broodingly cinematic.” Keyframe (May 17, 2013)

Side Effects (USA: Steven Soderbergh, 2013: 106 mins)

Side Effects Critics Round Up (Ongoing Archive)


Starred Up (UK: David Mackenzie, 2013: 106 mins)

Hudson, David. "David Mackenzie’s Starred Up: 'Every interaction is volatile… Each punch is felt deeply.'” Keyframe (November 11, 2013)

Story of My Death (Spain/France: Albert Serra, 2013: 148 mins)

Fairfax, Daniel. "'Everything is dead but the motor still turns': An Interview with Albert Serra." Senses of Cinema (December 2013)

The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears (Belgium/France/Luxembourg: Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani, 2013: 102 mins)

"The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears." Critics Roundup (Ongoing Archive)

Venus in Fur (France/Poland: Roman Polanski, 2013: 96 mins)

Hudson, David. "Roman Polanski’s Venus in Fur: “It’s refreshing to witness a reinvigorated Polanski willing to once again delve deep into seedy psychodrama.” Keyframe (May 31, 2014)

Wajma, An Afghanistan Love Story (Afghanistan/France: Barmak Akram, 2013: 85 mins)

Brunsting, Joshua. "Barmak Akram’s Wajma, An Afghan Love Story [PIFF 2014 Review]." Criterion Cast (February 7, 2014)

Watermark (Canada: Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky, 2013: 92 mins)

JB. ""The final collaboration is between the finished film and its audience": Jennifer Baichwal and Ed Burtynsky on Watermark." The Phantom Country (January 8, 2014)

Tatarska, Anna. "Wonder, Worry and Watermark." Keyframe (April 8, 2014) ["Burtynski and Baichwal, whose MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES stunned viewers, return with more expansive and alarming views of environmental crisis in WATERMARK."]

We Are What We Are (USA: Jim Mickle, 2013: 105 mins)

Smithson, Sean. "We Are What We Are", Tastefully Macabre." Twitch (September 24, 2013)

Why Don't You Play in Hell?" (Japan: Sion Sono, 2013: 129 mins)

Tobias, Scott. "Why Don't You Play in Hell." The Dissolve (November 6, 2014)

World War Z (USA/Malta: Marc Forster, 2013: 116 mins)

"Honest Trailers - World War Z." Screen Junkies (September 17, 2013)

2014:

An Honest Liar (USA/Spain/Italy/Canada: Tyler Measom and Justin Weinstein, 2014: 90 mins)

Measom, Tyler. "Through the Lens: An Honest Liar." Radio West (April 28, 2014)

Black Jesus (USA: Aaron Mcgruder, 2014 - : Adult Swim series)

McGruder, Aaron. "Black Jesus." The Treatment (September 17, 2014)

The Blue Room (France: Mathieu Amalric, 2014: 75 mins)

Hudson, David. "Mathieu Amalric’s THE BLUE ROOM: Amalric’s 'most accomplished directing achievement yet'.” Keyframe (May 16, 2014)

Boyhood (USA: Richard Linklater, 2014: 165 mins)

Kohn, Eric. "Was Richard Linklater's 12 Year Production 'Boyhood' Worth the Wait? In a Word, Yes." Indiewire (January 20, 2014)





Catch Me Daddy (UK: Daniel Wolfe, 2014: )

Hudson, David. "Daniel Wolfe’s CATCH ME DADDY: Critics forgive minor infractions to welcome a promising debut." Keyframe (May 16, 2014)

Cesar Chavez (USA/Mexico: Diego Luna, 2014: 101 mins)

Huerta, Delores and Jose Antonio Orozco. "The Non-Violent Path of Cesar Chavez." Making Contact (April 9, 2014)

Luna, Diego. "Diego Luna on His Directorial Debut, Cesar Chavez." Uprising Radio (March 24, 2014)

Clouds of Sils Maria (France/Switzerland/Germany: Olivier Assayas, 2014: 124 mins)

Paulus, Tom. "The Disappearance of Kristen Stewart (and Other Mysteries in Contemporary Art Cinema)." Photogenie (October 2014)

Concerning Violence (Sweden/Denmark/Finland/USA: Göran Olsson, 2014: 78 mins)

Josefsson, Kira. "Concerning Violence: An Interview with Goran Hugo Olsson." Press Play (July 3, 2014)

Dear White People (USA: Justin Simien, 2014: 108 mins)

Newkirk, Pamela. "The Satiric Lesson of Dear White People." The Conversation (October 21, 2014)

Food Chains (USA: Sanjay Rawal, 2014: 83 mins)

Tatarska, Anna. "Bringing Justice to the Table: An Eric Schlosser exec-produced food justice documentary puts agricultural workers in the spotlight." Keyframe (November 24, 2014)

Force Majeure (Sweden/France/Denmark/Norway: Ruben Östlund, 2014: 118 mins)





God Help the Girl (UK: Stuart Murdoch, 2014: 111 mins)

Romney, Jonathan. "Film of the Week: God Help the Girl." Film Comment (January 17, 2014)

Goodbye to Language (France: Jean-Luc Godard, 2014: 70 mins)

Fendt, Ted. "Adieu au langage - Goodbye to Language: A Works Cited." Notebook (October 12, 2014)

Guardians of the Galaxy (USA/UK: James Gunn, 2014: 121 mins)

Newman, Kim. "Guardians of the Galaxy: Marvel calls up its reserve superheroes for a rambunctious outer-space caper." Sight and Sound (August 21, 2014)

Heaven Knows What (USA: Ben Safdie and Joshua Safdie, 2014)

Marsh, Calum. "Josh and Benny Safdie on Heaven Knows What: Speaking of drama, time, street life and strange attractions: ‘You’re constantly flirting with death.’" Keyframe (September 23, 2014)

The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (USA: Brian Knappenberger, 2014: 105 mins)

Pangburn, D.J. "Aaron Swartz's Documentarian on the Life and Death of an Anti-Establishment Icon." Motherboard (January 23, 2014)

Ivory Tower (USA: Andrew Rossi, 2014: 90 mins)

Gerhard, Susan. "The College Question: Filmmaker Andrew Rossi takes a balanced approach to a pivotal crisis with Ivory Tower." Keyframe (June 21, 2014)

Life of Riley (France: Alain Resnias, 2014: 108 mins)

Hudson, David. "Berlinale 2014 Diary #5: Resnais’s LIFE OF RILEY. And a few more films in Competition." Keyframe (February 10, 2014)

Maleficent (USA/UK: Robert Stromberg, 2014: 97 mins)

Chaw, Walter. "Maleficent." Film Freak Central (May 29, 2014)

The Monuments Men (USA/Germany: George Clooney, 2014: 118 mins)

Cravero, Valerie Cox. "The History of The Monuments Men." Dialogic Cinephilia (November 10, 2014)

Nightcrawler (USA: Dan Gilroy, 2014: 117 mins)

Kempenaar, Adam and Josh Larsen. "Nightcrawler / Top 5 Nocturnal Movies." Filmspotting #513 (November 7, 2014)

Noah (USA: Darren Aronofsky, 2014: 138 mins)

Stewart, Jon. "Haters of the Lost Ark." The Daily Show (April 8, 2014)

Rocks in My Pockets (USA/Latvia: Signe Baumane, 2014: 88 mins)

Rosenberg, Emma. "Staying Sane with Rocks in My Pocket." The Baffler (October 30, 2014)

Rosewater (USA: Jon Stewart, 2014: 103 mins)

Fragoso, Samuel. "Jon Stewart and Rosewater." Keyframe (November 13, 2014) ["Jon Stewart talks about his leave from The Daily Show to follow the Maziar Bahari story."]

The Salt of the Earth (France/Brazil/Italy: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado and Wim Wenders, 2014: 110 mins)

Anderson, Ariston. "'Creation is Still a Great Adventure': 5 Questions for Salt of the Earth Director Wim Wenders." Filmmaker (December 3, 2014)

Selma (UK/USA: Ava DuVernay, 2014: 122 mins)

Hudson, David. "Ava DuVernay’s Selma: 'One of the best American films of the year.'” Keyframe (November 25, 2014)

Spies of Mississippi (USA: Dawn Porter, 2014)

Mitchell, Jerry and Dawn Porter. "Spies of Mississippi: New Film on the State-Sponsored Campaign to Defeat the Civil Rights Movement." and "PART 2: Interview with "Spies of Mississippi" Director and Reporter Jerry Mitchell." Democracy Now (February 25, 2014)

Thou Wast Mild and Lovely (USA: Josephine Decker, 2014: 94 mins)

Brody, Richard. "A Star Is Born: Josephine Decker." The New Yorker (November 14, 2014)

Lee, Kevin B. "Josephine Decker’s Flashes of Brilliance." Keyframe (November 20, 2014) ["Reading the memorable moments in Josephine Decker’s promising new films."]

Transformers: Age of Extinction (USA: Michael Bay, 2014: 165 mins)

O'Hehir, Andrew. "'Transformers': Robot warriors of the Tea Party attack." Salon (June 28, 2014)

True Detective (HBO: Nic Pizzolatto, 2014 - )

McFarland, Kevin. "True Detective ends its first season as it began: with two indelible performances." Boing Boing (March 10, 2014)

St. John, Allan. "How HBO's 'True Detective' Will Change The Way You Watch Television." Forbes (January 13, 2014)

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