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Wed, Dec. 8th, 2004, 08:18 am
reviews, articles, and interviews by michael joshua rowin


"petition" and "crime and punishment"
abel ferrara in the 21st century
lou castel
ken jacobs walking tour
"the bridge on the river kwai"
"the anchorage"
"my uncle"
"a film unfinished"
william lustig presents
bela lugosi's dead, vampires live forever
anthony mann
joão césar monteiro
the films of alain tanner
that's montgomery clift, honey!
robert kramer retrospective

brooklyn rail

"los angeles plays itself"
yvonne rainer retrospective


"old joy"

city arts

takahiko iimura
"rembrandt's j'accuse"

criterion collection

"dillinger is dead"


the inception of movie editing: the art of d.w. griffith (video essay)
the inception of movie editing: d.w. griffith

film comment book reviews

"dogme uncut"
"identity and memory: the films of chantal akerman"
"i'm a born liar: a fellini lexicon"
"it don't worry me"

film comment film reviews

"el bonaerense"
"bubba ho-tep"
"casa de los babys"
"freddy vs. jason"
"the ladykillers"
"zero day"


best of the decade critics survey
"soul power"
"food, inc."
"paris 36"
"great speeches from a dying world"
"our city dreams"
2008 indiewire critics' poll ballot
"we are wizards"
"the boy in the striped pajamas"
"the universe of keith haring"
"stranded: i have come from a plane that crashed on the mountains"
"virtual jfk: vietnam if jfk had lived"
"i served the king of england"
"trouble the water"
"when did you last see your father?"
"the fall"
"young & restless in china"
"the cool school"
"under the same moon"
"war made easy: how presidents & pundits keep spinning us to death"
"paranoid park"
"chop shop"
"bab'aziz: the prince who contemplated his soul"
"day zero"
"woman on the beach"
ballot for indiewire's '07 critics' poll
"margot at the wedding"
"music within"
"jimmy carter man from plains"
"lake of fire"
"september dawn"
"right at your door"
"summer '04"
"goya's ghosts"
"manufactured landscapes"
"eagle vs. shark"
"red road"
"jack smith and the destruction of atlantis"
"amazing grace"
"the decomposition of the soul"
"grbavica: land of my dreams"
"an unreasonable man"
best of the year '06: "clean"
worst of the year '06: "v for vendetta"
ballot for indiewire's '06 critics' poll
"home of the brave"
"our daily bread"
"opal dream"
"iraq in fragments"
"the bridge"
"the last king of scotland"
"old joy"
"half nelson"
half-time '06: "battle in heaven"
"the war tapes"
"our brand is crisis"
"unknown white male"
"why we fight"
"me and you and everyone we know" (annoyance)
"the dying gaul"
"the syrian bride"
"dear wendy"
"last days"
"pretty persuasion"
"tropical malady"
"high tension"
"save the green planet"
"10 on ten"
"she's one of us"
"the life aquatic"
worst of the year '04: "the passion of the christ"
best of the year '04: "goodbye dragon inn" and "crimson gold"

the l magazine

best of '05
best of '06
best of '07
"mamma roma"
"the green hornet"
film poll 2010 ("sweetgrass")
"true grit"
"the fighter"
best of '10
"the grapes of wrath"
"white material" and the films of claire denis
"guy and madeline on a park bench"
"boxing gym"
"wall street: money never sleeps"/"on the bowery"
"i'm still here"
the sign of rohmer
"scott pilgrim vs. the world"
"dinner for schmucks"
charlie chaplin v. clint eastwood
"the last airbender"
"the karate kid"/"the a-team"
"survival of the dead"
migrating forms 2010
"the human centipede"
"world on a wire"
"it came from kuchar"
robert coover interview
"the thorn in the heart"
"harlan -- in the shadow of "jew suss""
"the ghost writer"
"the girl on the train"
akira kurosawa centenary retrospective
best of '09
20 best films of 2009: "lorna's silence"
2000-2004 in film (2001)
2005-2009 in film (2005)
"the white ribbon"
"the trial of joan of arc"
"my son, my son, what have ye done"
"the humbling"
"me and orson welles"
"bad lieutenant: port of call new orleans"
"la danse: the paris opera ballet"/"the red shoes"
"a serious man"
the films of hisham m. bizri
"bright star"
"the headless woman"
"cold souls"
the films of ulrich seidl
"red dances"
"in a lonely place"
"the case for israel"
"point break" goes to iraq
"the hurt locker"
"rebirth of a nation"
new york's new mega-stadiums are built for everything except baseball
"tom, tom," all grown up
"summer hours"
migrating forms festival
"hot times" at cold shea
"the feature"
the films of carl th. dreyer
"dillinger is dead"
"two lovers"
"of time and the city"
"mock up on mu"
"revolutionary road"
"wendy and lucy"
"the end of america"
mapping a journey: the films & videos of robert frank
"synecdoche, new york"
"return to the scene of the crime"
"ashes of time (redux)"
"silent light"
the white negro (2008 remix)
"the man from london"
"the pool"
"sukiyaki western django"
"the pineapple express" and "tropic thunder"
"the order of myths"
"the exiles"
game theory: how we turn sports into stories
"the wackness"
"razzle dazzle: the lost world"
"encounters at the end of the world"
"the wedding director"
"bigger, stronger, faster*"
godard's 60s and 1968: an international perspective
"red belt"
"forgetting sarah marshall"
"body of war"
the mets and the movies
"the saragossa manuscript"
"funny games"
"snow angels"
"diary of the dead"
"the witnesses"
"last year at marienbad"
"cassandra's dream"
"the descent"
"sorry, haters"
"our daily bread"
"who killed the electric car?"
"why we fight"
"le monde vivant" and "le pont des arts"
"a mighty heart"
"paradise now"
"just like heaven"
"al franken: god spoke"
"shooting magpies"
"the omen"
"the naked civil servant" dvd
"clean" dvd
"the intruder" dvd
"no restraint"
"drawing restraint 9"
"lady vengeance"
"the ister"
"a scanner darkly"
"the oh in ohio"
"iraq in fragments"
"fast food nation"
"lake of fire"
"southland tales"
"shadows of our forgotten ancestors"
"sweet land"
"we own the night"
"my brother's wedding"
"no country for old men"
"colossal youth"
"dans paris"
"walking to werner"
apichatpong weerasethakul
the mistress & the muse: the films of norman mailer
"it is fine. everything is fine!"
"the inner life of martin frost"
"berlin alexanderplatz" dvd
"youth without youth"
"eastern promises"
"land of plenty"
"hard candy"
"sir! no sir!"
"when the sea rises"
"kill the poor"
"china blue"
"v for vendetta"
"beyond honor"
"lady in the water"
"battle in heaven"
"memoirs of a geisha"
"what the bleep do we know?"
"pretty persuasion"
"going shopping"
"3 rooms of melancholia"
"saving siloh"
"the producers" (preview)
"syndromes and a century"

la weekly

"a fire in my belly"
"memories of underdevelopment"/"memories of overdevelopment"
"erie"/kevin jerome everson
"another fine mess: a history of american film comedy"
festival of (in)appropriation
everything is festival!
kim novak
laugh-out-loud weekend with mel brooks and carl reiner
"eccentricities of a blond hair girl"

moving image source

flashes of brilliance: a brief history of the flicker film
caught on camera: the photographic investigations of "blow-up" and "(nostalgia)"

new york press

kenneth anger "interview" and review

reverse shot

11 worst offenses 2010 ("life during wartime")
"countdown to zero"
voiceover narration in "synecdoche, new york"
11 offenses of 2009 ("cold souls")
best of 2009 ("summer hours")
"life during wartime"
"big fan"
"import export"
"not quite hollywood"
"the girlfriend experience"
"the brothers bloom"
ramin bahrani interview
"frontier of dawn"
"lithuania and the collapse u.s.s.r."
"made in u.s.a."
"the betrayal"
"night and day"
"the class"
"daughter of the nile"
"mister foe"
"the human condition"
"battle for haditha"
"water lilies"
"snow angels"
"dont look back"
worst of the year '07: "southland tales" and "the kingdom"
best of the year '07: "no country for old men"
"last days"
"lions for lambs"
"no country for old men"
"the axe in the attic"
"silent light"
"the darjeeling limited"
"avant-garde 2: experimental cinema 1928-1954" dvd
"lady chatterley"
"day night day night"
"wayne's world"
andrea arnold interview
"maxed out"
"the number 23"
"what is it?"
"days of glory"
"battle in heaven" (but what about . . .)
"out 1" (vol. 1, in collaboration with james crawford)
"out 1" (vol. 2, in collaboration with james crawford)
"paris belongs to us"
"hi, mom!"
david lynch interview
"inland empire"
"the journals of knud rasmussen"
"mulholland drive"
neill dela llana and ian gamazon interview
"the heart is deceitful above all things"
"michael collins"
best of the year '05: "the squid and the whale"
rachel boynton interview
"lady vengeance"
"avant-garde: experimental cinema of the 1920s & 1930s"
"everything is illuminated"
"three . . . extremes"
"stranger than paradise"
"old boy"
"the village"
"napoleon dynamite"
best of the year '04: "dogville"
"the world"
"notre musique"
"before sunset"
"waking life"
"winter light"
"eternal sunshine of the spotless mind"
the cinema of joseph cornell
best of the year '03: "demonlover"
brakhage obit


the end of the year of ken jacobs
"les carabiniers"
"pierrot le fou"
new york underground film festival report: poems and problems, head rush (shorts program)
new york underground film festival report: welcome to normal (shorts program)
new york underground film festival report: "paterson-lodz," "the sky song"
new york underground film festival report: natural high (shorts program)
new york underground film festival report: "i'm keith hernandez"
new york underground film festival report: "viva"
"demon seed," "lucifer rising," "performance," and "what is it?"
"the good shepard," "the comedy of power," and "the pied piper"
"take the money and run"
"another woman"


"the expendables"

senses of cinema

"coffee and cigarettes"

stop smiling

"lorna's silence"
"inglourious basterds"
"the limits of control"
mapping a journey: robert frank
"waltz with bashir"
new york film festival '08 dispatch
"miracle at st. anna"
"the dark knight"
"operation filmmaker"
"speed racer"
"indiana jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull"
the films of sergei paradjanov (dvd)
"shine a light"
"funny games"
"be kind rewind"
"chameleon street" dvd
"i'm not there"
"blade runner"
the mistress & the muse: the films of norman mailer
"the boss of it all"
the wim wenders collection: volume 2
"children of men"
"a wedding" (altman tribute)
will oldham interview
kelly reichardt interview
"the black dahlia"
michael haneke dvd box set
"vidas secas"
"sins of the fleshapoids"
"why we fight"
mike kuchar interview
"classe tous risques"
"the man who fell to earth"

time out chicago

james scurlock interview


interview about montgomery clift for "the fishko files"