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“‘The Complete Agnès Varda’ Criterion Box Set Is A Spectacular Tribute To A Unique Filmmaking Voice”

“‘The Complete Agnès Varda’ Criterion Box Set Is A Spectacular Tribute To A Unique Filmmaking Voice”


My relationship with the work of Agnès Varda began in 2017. Strictly speaking it began in college, when I first saw Vagabond, but when Faces Places opened in 2017, I firmly and immediately put the film on my best-of list for the year and began exploring her films beyond these two, culminating in some words on One Sings, … Continue reading

Films by Women: Five Movies to Watch in March

Films by Women: Five Movies to Watch in March


Talk about timely (especially after last month’s very delayed publication of this column)! My latest spotlight on films by women is available for stuffing into your eyeballs over at Paste Magazine, featuring the mixed-bag A Wrinkle in Time (decent, not great, but definitely an influencer); the very good Oh Lucy!, a Japanese dramedy starring Shinobu Terajima, featuring Josh … Continue reading

Andy’s Best Things, 2017 Edition

Andy’s Best Things, 2017 Edition


As usual, as I do each year (each year, at least, since first creating this blog), and as you expect me to do, I have compiled my top ten list for 2017. Also as usual, that list includes five honorable mentions. Not at all as usual, I’ve generously expanded this annual enterprise to include two of … Continue reading

The 15 Best Documentaries of 2017

The 15 Best Documentaries of 2017


I’ll admit that documentaries aren’t necessarily my jam – it’s not that I don’t like them, it’s that the way I’m wired I tend to find more truth in fiction than in fact – but I’m happy to watch them, and happier still when they strike me the way that narrative featuresp do. So here … Continue reading