Film Review

Film Review: Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams for Bomb Magazine

Werner Herzog wants us to be aliens. The filmmaker is a man from outer space. His wide-eyed wonder sometimes tries my patience, as showing around an out of towner can begin as an opportunity to have a chance encounter with my own city but quickly becomes obnoxious. One can’t go around marveling at every skyscraper. But is it an adaptive skill to take these marvels of engineering for granted or have our aesthetic senses become too dull to marvel?

Read the rest at Bomb Magazine’s blog here

Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Directed by Werner Herzog. Photo by Marc Valesella
Film Interview

Interview with Juliette Binoche for Bomb Magazine

I sat down with the actress to discuss her new film Certified Copy.

Essay Film

Essay on The Future of Documentary Film for Bomb Magazine

I wrote a critical essay for Bomb focusing on the narrative innovations of Oscar-nominated documentaries Restrepo, Wasteland and Gasland. Check it out here.

Photo courtesy of “Wasteland” and Vic Muniz Studio


Coraline for Paste Magazine


Heya, I have a Mixed Media piece about the many faces of Neil Gaiman’s Coraline in the April issue of Paste.