The Nation's film critic Stuart Klawans is author of the books Film Follies: The Cinema Out of Order (a finalist for the 1999 National Book Critics Circle Awards) and Left in the Dark: Film Reviews and Essays, 1988-2001. His film criticism and reviews for The Nation won the 2007 National Magazine Award. When not on deadline for The Nation, he contributes articles to the New York Times and other publications.
The highlights of 2010 included Roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer, Jeff Malmberg's Marwencol and the twenty-fifth-anniversary rerelease of Claude Lanzmann's Shoah.
The King's Speech, The Illusionist, Black Swan
127 Hours; Jackass 3D; Hereafter; Made in Dagenham; Middletown
Lee Chang-Dong's Poetry, Kelly Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff, Charles Ferguson's Inside Job and other films
David Fincher's The Social Network; Yael Hersonki's A Film Unfinished; Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today
My Dog Tulip; Last Train Home; Heartbreaker; Machete
Christopher Nolan's Inception; Todd Solondz's Life During Wartime; Samuel Maoz's Lebanon
The former editor of Grand Street was a dandy without snobbism, an aesthete without pretense.
Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady's 12th & Delaware; Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger's Restrepo; Michael Winterbottom's The Killer Inside Me; Lisa Cholodenko's The Kids Are All Right
Jean-Luc Godard's Breathless, George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead.