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Painter at Work

...ced or distorted many of the virtues I found in the original film. (One can find my arguments about this here.) — J.R. GOLUB **** (Masterpiece) Directed by Jerry Blumenthal and Gordon Quinn. By and large, painting and cinema have always tended...

Golub: Late Works Are The Catastrophes

Chicago-based Kartemquin Films has added a 25-minute update and a subtitle to its documentary masterpiece (1988) about the Chicago-born leftist painter Leon Golub. I’m grateful for the new material, which documents the fatalistic yet playful l...

Golub

Jerry Blumenthal and Gordon Quinn of Chicago’s Kartemquin Films focus for just under an hour on New York painter Leon Golub as he plans, executes, exhibits, and discusses one of his powerful canvases (1988). In the process Blumenthal and Quinn...

Identity Politics

From the Chicago Reader (April 1, 2005). — J.R. I Am Cuba, Siberian Mammoth *** (A must see) Directed by Vicente Ferraz The Journey: Portrait of Vera Chytilova no stars (Worthless) Directed by Jasmina Blazevic Golub: Late Works Are the Catast...

Best of a Bad Year [The Best Films of 1989]

...me of Leigh’s previous work — his earlier feature (Bleak Moments, made in 1971) and his dozen or so TV plays. 6. Golub The only documentary in this list is a 58-minute portrait of the New York painter Leon Golub by the Chicago-based Kart...

1000 Favorites (A Personal Canon), part three

...ieslowski) (EC, CR, JRN) *Distant Voices, Still Lives (Terrence Davies) (EC, CR, JRN) Essai d’ouverture (Moullet) (GCHC, JRN) Golub (Jerry Blumenthal/Gordon Quinn) (CR, JRN) Hairspray (John Waters) (CR, JRN) High Hopes (Leigh) (CR, MAP, JRN) King Lea...

Kartemquin Films Retrospective

...ietnam, Long Time Coming (1998). It’s too bad they’re not showing anything from their fascinating art documentary Golub (1989), but you can’t have everything. 160 min. (JR)...

Ten Best Lists, 1980s

...zysztof Kieslowski) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (Terry Gilliam) Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee) High Hopes (Mike Leigh) Golub (Jerry Blumenthal/Gordon Quinn) Rembrandt Laughing (Jon Jost) sex, lies, and videotape (Steven Soderbergh) Forevermore...