- A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis have now been holding court at
the New York Times for more
than 20 years.
- Many young men have developed a yen for the blistering pen of Glenn Kenny.
- Reviews of oldies and links to his professional work continue
at Theo's Century of Movies, but the
primo stuff is on his Letterboxd account.
- (Also, after years of laboriously changing the URL on Theo's site
every fucking time I want to look up one of his old reviews, I've finally
just converted them myself. Have explained to him that doing so
takes literally like 30 seconds via a simple Find/Replace, but he's just
not that kinda guy. So here's a complete list of the older films. I'll need to update this every so
often, but once a year is preferable to three times per week.)
- Cinephilia has no greater champion on the far right than Victor J. Morton, whose
lucid prose will make you wonder how somebody so frickin’ smart could be
so freakin’ wrong.
Sicinski demonstrates that it’s possible to write about avant-garde
cinema (among other things) without sounding like a humorless, pedantic jerkwad.
- Today Zach
Ralston is no longer a maggot. Today he is one of my links. He's part
of a brotherhood. And that goddamned communist heathen had best sound off
that he loves the Virgin Mary, or I'm gonna stomp his guts out!
- Bilge Ebiri opted to name his
new(ish) blog They Live by Night, forgoing the more obvious It’s
- Dan Sallitt’s ever-evolving list of favorite films
discriminates against the colorblind. He now also blogs.
- Jason Overbeck worked on
Green Zone, but I choose not to hold that against him.
- I’m gonna keep this link up until Matt Prigge inevitably flakes out on
his screening log, then I’m gonna take it down.
- “The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom”—William Blake. “I
will now color-code every film in the TIFF lineup by wanna-see”—Blake Williams
apparently lives. Long apparently live Vern.
- The Internet Movie Database, I
trust, needs no introduction.