Reviews

And Unto Dust We Shall Return: On Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’

  By Theo Zenou This review contains spoilers.   The Irishman, Martin Scorsese’s hyped return to the gangster genre, is…

2 months ago

Kael Kael Bang Bang: The Pauline Kael/Clint Eastwood Secret Wars

  By Jasun Horsley An alternate and more autobiographical version of this essay first appeared in Seen & Not Seen:…

2 years ago

Getting Lost at the Movies with Pauline Kael

  By Jasun Horsley A longer and more autobiographical version of this essay first appeared in Seen & Not Seen:…

2 years ago

Humor and Tragedy as the Defining Features of Human Existence: A Review of ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

As a former reviewer for a Croatian film-dedicated website, I used to see a lot of inferior filmmaking efforts. The…

3 years ago

‘The Cartel’ Knocks the Critics Off Their Feet

Seldom have we seen such universal, unified, overwhelmingly positive response from literary critics to a new novel on the world’s…

6 years ago

Don Winslow’s ‘The Cartel’: Why the Much Anticipated Novel from the Leading American Crime Writer Is Bound to Make an Impact

Don Winslow, one of the leading crime novelists in the United States today, knew what he wanted to do in…

6 years ago

Regina Russell’s ‘Quiet Riot: Well Now You’re Here, There’s No Way Back’: A Documentary with Unexpected Soul and Quite a Lot of Gut

Back in 1983, an American heavy metal band called Quiet Riot absolutely exploded. After years of being shunned by record…

6 years ago

‘Interstellar’: Breathing Some Soul into the Moneymaking Machine

A large amount of ink has been spilt discussing Christopher Nolan's role in the development of the seventh art and…

6 years ago