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.
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.
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.