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Revisiting THE GODFATHER

This was written in December 2008, after Dana Linssen, the editor-in-chief of the independent Dutch film monthly  de Filmkrant, sent out a request early that month for contributions to what she called a “Slow Criticism” dossier, to appea...

Chronological Indexes

...“BENILDE, OR THE VIRGIN MOTHER” (Chicago International Film Festival catalogue, 2003) “ELEPHANT” (de Filmkrant, January 2004) “Simon Field & The Original SHADOWS” (FIPRESCI web site, February 2004) “Jean...

THE GODFATHER PART II (1975 review)

From Sight and Sound (Summer 1975). I think I probably did a better job with The Godfather 33 years later, when I wrote something about it for Filmkrant. — J.R. The Godfather Part II ‘I believe in America,’ declares an undertaker...

Events

...  the Film Comment blog (on John Gianvito’s Wake [Subic]), Fandor (on Mark Rappaport’s Debra Paget, For Example), Filmkrant, and an autobiographical piece about time and cinema for the Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festiva...

Whose Cinema? (From Marketplace to Community)

Written for Whose Cinema?, a Critics’ Choice Slow Criticism Project booklet published at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, January 27 — February 7, 2016, and in the February issue of the online Filmkrant. — J.R. “Back t...

Criticism on Film (expanded 2016 version)

...taries for DVD releases,” Australian film critic Adrian Martin wrote five years ago in his column for the Dutch film magazine Filmkrant, “I feel I have earned the right to criticize the format. These voice-over commentaries provided by filmmakers, cr...

The Mosaic Approach

...taries for DVD releases,” Australian film critic Adrian Martin wrote recently in his column for the Dutch film magazine Filmkrant, “I feel I have earned the right to criticize the format. These voice-over commentaries provided by filmmake...

ELEPHANT

Written for the Dutch magazine d e Filmkrant, I believe in early 2004.  –J.R. With Elephant, it’s a pleasure to welcome Gus Van Sant back to the land of the living. His film certainly has its flaws, yet its virtues so outshine them that his...

Finding Oneself in the Dark: Costa’s NE CHANGE RIEN

Written for Filmkrant‘s “Slow Criticism”, February 2010 (no. 318). — J.R. There’s a personal reason why Ne Change Rien comes together for me in a way that few music documentaries do. Eight years ago, I was approached by Rick...

Other Publications

...eputation of The Godfather and its first sequel (and some of the ideological ramifications of this) for the Dutch magazine De Filmkrant’s special English-language newspaper that appeared at the Rotterdam International Film Festival in late January 20...