Noah Millman

Posts tagged “movies”

The Prettiest Star

RIP, David Robert Jones

Posted January 11th, 2016

“Carol” Is Beautiful, But a Bit of a Drag

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara fall in love at first sight – but who is Mara falling in love with?

Posted January 6th, 2016

Infinite Space, Bounded in a Nutshell

Lenny Abrahamson and Emma Donoghue’s film, “Room,” is a harrowing tale of survival, and a universal story of childhood’s end.

Posted November 27th, 2015

Shakespeare on Film

A reader-requested list.

Posted October 9th, 2015

Home News: Infinitely Polar Bear in Theaters

A film very dear to my heart.

Posted June 10th, 2015

Yemen, Stupid Speech and the Great Hipster Migration

My head just keeps on blogging.

Posted May 14th, 2015

What, Me Worry?

The case for “cheerful pessimism” in foreign policy.

Posted March 2nd, 2015

Uz on the Barents Sea

Andrey Zvyagintsev’s “Leviathan” gives us a Job story for the Putin era.

Posted February 9th, 2015

A Follow-Up On “Two Days, One Night”

Based on the comments I received, I think I may have been …

Posted January 27th, 2015

The Soul of Man Under the Mixed Economy

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s film, “Two Days, One Night” asks the question: what happens to solidarity when workers have to hand out pink slips to each other?

Posted January 26th, 2015

Three Questions For J. C. Chandor

Is “A Most Violent Year” a failed homage to the great New York crime and corruption films of the 1970s, or is it trying to subvert our expectations of such films?

Posted January 15th, 2015

And The Nominees Are . . .

Well, the official nominations are out, and my predictions are batting . …

Posted January 15th, 2015

Oscar Predictions (Now Don’t Be Grouchy)

We’re all going to wind up in the trash bin of history eventually. In the meantime, let’s go to the movies.

Posted January 12th, 2015

List, List, O List: a Premature 2014 Movie Rundown

“Boyhood,” “Birdman” and “The Babadook”

Posted December 29th, 2014

Theatrical Double-Feature Feature: White Christmas Edition

I don’t usually do double-feature features for live theater, because, well, you …

Posted December 27th, 2014

Why I’m Not Getting On the “Interview” Outrage Bandwagon

The arguments for hyperventilation don’t hold water.

Posted December 19th, 2014

Channing Tatum. Wrestling Picture. Whadaya Need – A Road Map?

Wrestling with the structure of the film, “Foxcatcher.”

Posted December 3rd, 2014