Act I It was my first week in Mexico City and someone was screaming outside my window. At first I ... More
Critical observations on the cultural landscape; musings in and on the field; explorations on the road.
I’ve lived in a total of nine cities, six of which I remember. Whenever I move, I find myself in ... More
The above video playlist consists of a dozen excerpts, entire short works, and archival clips, the vast majority culled from the ... More
No subject can easily be conceived as extinguished. Language doesn’t allow that thought; its trajectory is always to lean forward ... More
Last night’s viewing, in a slightly faded but still excellent 35mm print, at Alamo Drafthouse New Mission, was Philip Kaufman’s Invasion ... More