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· THE AWL
‘Extermination Alone’: Aurora One Year Later (July 2013)

NFL Films and the Magic of Seeing Sports (Sept. 2012)


· THE BILLFOLD
The Bean: An Epic Tale of Music, Money, Madness and Selling One of America’s Rarest Electric Guitars (Aug. 2012)


· BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK
Fahrenheit 2012: The Profits in Political Films (Oct. 2012)


· THE CLASSICAL
The Sacramento Kings Disappear (Jan. 2013)


· ESQUIRE.COM
Losing is Everything (Nov. 2011)

What We’ll Lose When We Lose Blockbuster (Sept. 2010)

Where Have all the Real Underdogs Gone? (Feb. 2010)

What Happens When Disaster Goes Viral? (Feb. 2010)

Why Recluses Are the New Superstars (Feb. 2010)

Should We Just Boycott the Movies in January? (Jan. 2010)

Why Avatar Really Can Change Movies Forever (Dec. 2009)

Why Tyler Perry is the New Obama (Sept. 2009)

What’s So Great About the ’60s Anyway? (Aug. 2009)

Complete Hollywood Signs column archive


· MOVIELINE
You Will Never Feel Safe in a Movie Theater Again (July 2012)

Harvey Weinstein’s Bully Problem (and Ours) (Feb. 2012)

Consider Uggie: The Awards Case for The Artist‘s Wonder Dog (Nov. 2011)

The $11 Question: How The Worst Movie EVER! Scored the Worst Opening Ever (Aug. 2011)

The "Should I See The Smurfs?" Flow-Chart Movie Review (July 2011)

Fair is Fair: Filmmaker Marshall Curry Refines the Lost Art of Objectivity (June 2011)

I Hate Brangelina: An Appreciation (May 2011)

Of Doyennes and Death Threats: Remembering Elaine Kaufman (Dec. 2010)

Jacki Weaver Superstar: One Actress’s 48-Year Journey to the Role of a Lifetime (and Maybe an Oscar) (Aug. 2010)

Why You Should Care About the Roman Polanski Culture War (Sept. 2009)

Tracking Down the Place Where We Lost John Hughes (Aug. 2009)

Complete 2010-12 Oscar Index archive

Complete Movieline author archive


· THE HUFFINGTON POST
The Life Saver: Ingmar Bergman, 1918-2007 (July 2007)

Frank Rich Presuming Stanley Kubrick, I Presume (April 2006)


· THE NEW YORK TIMES
Passion for Film Spurs New Festivals, but Grueling Work Keeps Them Going (Aug. 2007)

Squint and It Looks Like Hollywood (Oct. 2006)

Graffiti Cinema Turns Moody (Oct. 2006)

In the Cinema of the Street Kid, Casting at Ground Level (Aug. 2006)

ImaginAsian Finds a New Formula for Asian Films in America (April 2006)


· THE REELER
To Fuck and to Fear (on voyeurism, nihilism and We Live in Public vs. American Swing; April 2009)

The Bank of Jason Statham (March 2008)

The Voice in the Wilderness (on the woes of the Village Voice‘s film section; Nov. 2007)

The Trick (on No Country For Old Men‘s debt to Raising Arizona; Nov. 2007)

The Real Thing (on the majesty of Dionne Warwick; Oct. 2007)

Mumblecore Inc. (on exposing a movement, Aug. 2007)


· SLATE
Kickstarter and the Lost Lockpick (Oct. 2012)

In Defense of Oscar Bait (Dec. 2012)

The Fresh Wars: How a Five-Letter Word Became a Fast-Food Mantra (Feb. 2013)

Moses Parting the Red-Ink Sea: A Review of Clark Howard’s Living For the Long Haul (Aug. 2013)



· VANITYFAIR.COM
The Oscars: Deconstructing the Little Miss Juno Phenomenon (Jan. 2008)

Marion Cotillard’s Secret Weapon (Feb. 2008)

Complete 2007-2008 "Little Gold Men" blog archive


· VILLAGE VOICE
The Coen Brothers Were Never Better Than with Barry Sonnenfeld (July 2008)


· PRESENTATIONS
The Lumet Conundrum (7×7, NYC, May 2011)

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