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.
A film series organized by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and ArteEast tries to make sense of Lebanon's Civil War.
The superficial sincerity of Noah Baumbach's Greenberg is not to be trusted.
In Jacques Audiard's <i>A Prophet</i>, clairvoyance has its limits.
The Red Riding trilogy; Martin Campbell's Edge of Darkness.
James Cameron's Avatar, Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and more.
Richard Linklater's Me and Orson Welles, Jason Reitman's Up in the Air and Pedro Almodovar's Broken Embraces.
Lee Daniels's Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire, Oren Moverman's The Messenger, Alexander Sokurov's The Sun
Alain Resnais's Wild Grass and Margot Benacerraf's Araya.
Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, Claire Denis's 35 Shots of Rum, Jane Campion's Bright Star
Park Chan-wook's Thirst, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne's Lorna's Silence and Lucrecia Martel's The Headless Woman.