In Berlin, a Celebration of Soviet Might Takes on Nationalist, Pro-Russia Overtones

“Victory Day” (Sergei Loznitsa, 2018)

For Hyperallergic, I wrote about Sergei Loznitsa’s Victory Day (2018), his observational documentary on the Soviet nationalist holiday celebrated in Berlin’s Treptower Park.


Complete Film Criticism: Reviews, Essays, and Manuscripts (Collected Works of James Agee)

“Complete Film Criticism: Reviews, Essays, and Manuscripts” (Ed. Charles Maland, 2017)
Jame Agee, right, in 1949.

For Cineaste, I reviewed Complete Film Criticism: Reviews, Essays, and Manuscripts, a mammoth anthology collecting James Agee’s writing on cinema. Despite the hefty price tag ($65 currently on Amazon), this is an essential volume and well worth the upgrade if you already own the Library of America edition.