Third Coast Review

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From August 2017 to June 2019, I contributed articles to Third Coast Review, an online, Chicago-based arts publication. Below are links to all of the reviews that I contributed. Note that italicized reviews are reviews of films that were not playing in theaters at the time of publication.

Click here if you want a chronologically ordered list of everything I have ever written.
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2019

June
Chicago Festival Capsules (Spring 2019)

Capsules of Piranhas (*** ½), The Realm (**), Rojo (****), and The Snatch Thief (*** ½)

What to Watch on the Small Screen: February 2019

Reviews of Accattone (****), Dead Man (****), Hiroshima mon amour (****),
Out of the Past (*** ½), Western (*** ½), and Written on the Wind (****)

May
What to Watch on the Small Screen: May 2019

Capsules of The Young Girls of Rochefort (****), The Assassin (****), Death by Hanging (****),
Poetry (*** ½), and The Blue Angel (*** ½)

April
What to Watch on the Small Screen: April 2019

Capsules of Mon Oncle (*** ½), Jalsaghar (****), The Naked Kiss (****),
Solaris (****), and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (*** ½)

March
What to Watch on the Small Screen: March 2019

Capsules of Pandora’s Box (*** ½), 24 City (****), Kiss Me Deadly (*** ½),
Vagabond (*** ½), and Black Narcissus (****)

February
What to Watch on the Small Screen: February 2019

Capsules of The Exterminating Angel (****), Vive L’Amour (*** 1/2),
Tokyo Drifter (****), Brief Encounter (*** 1/2), Andrei Rublev (****), and La Ciénaga (*** 1/2)

Image courtesy of Janus Films.

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2018

December
What to Watch on the Small Screen: December 2018

Capsules of The Shop Around the Corner (*** 1/2), The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (****),
Chimes at Midnight (****), The Marriage of Maria Braun (*** 1/2), Amarcord (*** 1/2), Blow-Up (****), and Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (****)

November
54th Chicago International Film Festival

Capsules of Ash Is Purest White (****), Daughter of Mine (*** 1/2), Diane (****), In the Aisles (****),
Mug (***), Non-Fiction (****), Retablo (*** 1/2), Sorry Angel (***), Too Late to Die Young (****), and
Transit (****)

October
What to Watch on the Small Screen: October 2018

Capsules of The Last Laugh (****), Ikiru (*** 1/2),
L’Atalante (*** 1/2), Ashes and Diamonds (*** 1/2), and A Woman Under the Influence (****)

September
What to Watch on the Small Screen: September 2018

Capsules of Johnny Guitar (*** 1/2), The Passion of Joan of Arc (****),
The Earrings of Madame de… (****), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (*** 1/2), and Stalker (****)

August
What to Watch on the Small Screen: August 2018

Capsules of Greed (*** 1/2), A Brighter Summer Day (****),
In a Lonely Place (*** 1/2), A Man Escaped (****), and Gertrud (****)

July
What to Watch on the Small Screen: July 2018

Capsules of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (***), Pather Panchali (****),
Jules and Jim (***), Girlhood (****), and In This Corner of the World (*** 1/2)

June
What to Watch on the Small Screen: June 2018

Capsules of Walkabout (*** 1/2), The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (***),
Late Spring (****), The Conversation (****), and Underworld (*** 1/2)

May
New on Netflix & DVD: May 2018

Capsules of God’s Own Country (***), Witness for the Prosecution (** 1/2)
Beauty and the Beast (1946) (*** 1/2), Journey to Italy (****), Rififi (****), and Of Gods and Men (***)

34th Chicago Latino Film Festival

Capsules of Tigers Are Not Afraid (***), Last Days in Havana (****)Another Story of the World (**),
El Inca (** 1/2), I Will Wait for You (*), and The Desert Bride (*** 1/2)

April
New on Netflix & DVD: April 2018

Capsules of The Iron Giant (***), Night and Fog (****)La Grande Illusion (*** 1/2),
Weekend (****), 45 Years (*** 1/2), Le Samourai (****), and Imitation of Life (****)

March
New on Netflix & DVD: March 2018

Capsules of Up in the Air (***), Moon (*** 1/2)Notorious (****), The Big Heat (*** 1/2),
Middle of Nowhere (****), Easy Rider (*** 1/2), and sex, lies, and videotape (*** 1/2)

February
Chicago’s 28th Annual Festival of Films from Iran

Capsules of Blockage (**), 24 Frames (****)Disappearance (****), and Negar (* 1/2)

New on Netflix & DVD: February 2018

Capsules of The Hurt Locker (****), Goodfellas (****)Lincoln (** 1/2),
All About My Mother (*** 1/2), Boys Don’t Cry (***), The Outlaw Josey Wales (***), The Handmaiden (***), Fruitvale Station (***), and Never Let Me Go (***)

January
New on Netflix & DVD: January 2018

Capsules of Marie Antoinette (****), American Graffiti (*** 1/2)Charlie Wilson’s War (***),
Miss Sloane (** 1/2), His Girl Friday (****), Ace in the Hole (****), Sweet Smell of Success (****), and Sophie’s Choice (** 1/2)

Image courtesy of The Criterion Collection.

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2017

December
New on Netflix & DVD: December 2017

Capsules of The Young Victoria (** 1/2), Full Metal Jacket (****)
The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (***), Au Hasard Balthazar (****), The Circus (****),
Citizen Ruth (*** 1/2), Election (*** 1/2), About Schmidt (*** 1/2),
The Rules of the Game (****), The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (****), and Laura (****)

November
New on Netflix & DVD: November 2017

Capsules of Michael Clayton (***), The Best Years of Our Lives (***)Blood Simple (*** 1/2),
The Lady Vanishes (*** 1/2), Pariah (*** 1/2), and Beau Travail (****)

October
53rd Chicago International Film Festival: Part II

Capsules of Hannah (****), Bitter Flowers (*** 1/2)Golden Years (****),
Liquid Truth (*** 1/2), Wind Traces (**), A Man of Integrity (****), and La Familia (** 1/2)

53rd Chicago International Film Festival: Part I

Capsules of A Ciambra (*** 1/2), The Other Side of Hope (****)The Confession (*** 1/2),
The Line (***), Birds Are Singing in Kigali (*** 1/2), Sicilian Ghost Story (*** 1/2),
and Let the Sunshine In (*** 1/2)

September
New on Netflix & DVD: October 2017

Capsules of Before Midnight (*** 1/2), Eyes Wide Shut (***)Boogie Nights (****),
Incendies (*** 1/2), Force Majeure (*** 1/2), The Class (*** 1/2), Safe (****),
and Dogtooth (*** 1/2)

August
New on Netflix: September 2017

Capsules of Graduation (*** 1/2), Carol (****)Gone Baby Gone (** 1/2),
The Squid and the Whale (*** 1/2), Requiem for a Dream (*** 1/2),
Amores Perros (*** 1/2), Gangs of New York (***), and Dead Poets Society (**)

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