Essays

World on a Wire
An essay by Dennis Lim
from Manakamana (BD/DVD)

Cousin Jules
An essay by Haden Guest
from Cousin Jules (BD/DVD)

The Dragon Has Spoken
An essay by James Quandt
from The Last Time I Saw Macao

The Art of Surrender
An essay by Robert Koehler
from Viola

Museum Hours
An essay by Luc Sante
from Museum Hours (BD/DVD)

Blood of the Fish, Beauty of the Monster
An essay by Cyril Neyrat
from Leviathan

Before and After Dinner
An essay by Andre Gregory
from Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner

Enfant terrible
An essay by Adrian Martin
from The Unspeakable Act

Chronicle of a Death Foretold
An essay by James Quandt
from Night Across The Street

The World Viewed
An essay by Dennis Lim
from Two Years at Sea

Over a Fence: The Return of the Repressed
in Neighboring Sounds

An essay by James Quandt
from Neighboring Sounds (BD/DVD)

Deja Vu
An essay by James Quandt
from The Day He Arrives

Brute Existence: The Turin Horse
An essay by J. Hoberman
from The Turin Horse

A Death in the Neighborhood
An essay by Andrew O'Hehir
from Putty Hill

Quiet Storm: The Lives of Hamilton
An essay by Richard Brody
from Hamilton

Late Oliveira
An essay by Haden Guest
from The Strange Case of Angelica

Our Sylvias - and Guerín's
An essay by Jonathan Rosenbaum
from In The City of Sylvia

Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench
An essay by Amy Taubin
from Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench

Marwencol
An essay by Elvis Mitchell
from Marwencol

A Safe Circus
An essay by Rob White
from Around a Small Mountain

Everyone Else
An essay by Mark Peranson
from Everyone Else

Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl
An essay by James Quandt
from Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl

Shirin As Mirror
An essay by Jonathan Rosenbaum
from Shirin

Sweetgrass and the
Future of Nonfiction Cinema

An essay by Robert Koehler
from Sweetgrass

Close to Ozu
An essay by Rob White
from 35 Shots of Rum

Beeswax
An essay by Kevin Corrigan
from Beeswax

The Beaches of Agnes
An essay by Amy Taubin
from The Beaches of Agnes

Chinese Displacements
An essay by Jonathan Rosenbaum
from 24 City

Thoughts on the Philosophy of Filmmaking,
with Too Many Digressions
and Avatar References

An essay by Andrew Bujalski

The Betrayal
An essay by D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus
from The Betrayal

Grandmother Courage:
Indomitable Opera Diva takes
on Sokurov's 'Alexandra'

An essay by David Shengold
from Alexandra

German Desire in the Age
of Venture Capitalism

An essay by Marco Abel
from Yella

The Unforeseen
An essay by Dennis Lim
from The Unforeseen