I joined FC Editor-in-Chief Nicolas Rapold to chat with the directors of Bacurau about five key scenes from their thrilling class-warfare satire
Directors Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles explain the eerie prescience of their genre-bending thriller in which the cowboys are the Indians and the Indians are the cowboys.
I was a panelist on Film Comment’s first NYFF57 talk, on the complex interplay between politics and cinema
Women of the world, take over: this year’s festival featured bracing, inspired films by up-and-coming women directors from all over the world
Here, there, and everywhere: the director of Terminal Sud discusses the universal resonances of his elliptical French-Algerian thriller
Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story more compelling as an account not of love, but of its absorption into the language of law
I appeared on The Film Comment Podcast to discuss more movies from Toronto 2019, including Lina from Lima, Synonyms, Terminal Sud, and more
I appeared on The Film Comment Podcast’s first Toronto 2019 dispatch to discuss Knives Out, The Lost Okoroshi, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and more
I appeared on The Film Comment Podcast to preview lineup of the 2019 Venice Film Festival, featuring The Perfect Candidate, About Endlessness, Waiting for the Barbarians, etc.
On intimacy, intuition, and “speaking nearby” in Juan Pablo González’s Caballerango and other films.