For the February 2017 issue of Sight & Sound I wrote about Clara Bow and Cinderella – and what’s not Continue reading
To mark the 90th anniversary of the release of Metropolis, I wrote about early science-fiction cinema for the BFI site.
I contributed to a couple of end-of-year polls. Here are my choices for Sight & Sound’s Best Films of 2016 Continue reading
This article for the BFI site isn’t the first piece to point out that moral darkness engulfs It’s a Wonderful Life, Continue reading
I contributed to this NPR segment on Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake, the most important British film of the year – Continue reading
For the January issue of Sight & Sound, I wrote the cover story on Damien Chazelle’s La La Land, and its Continue reading
For the 110th anniversary of Louise Brooks’s birth, I wrote a feature for Little White Lies about her unique approach to Continue reading
Because the release of Napoléon is still a very big deal, I wrote about the history of silent epic movies Continue reading