Works

2018

Cinematic Encounters: Interviews and Dialogue

2018

Abbas Kiarostami (with Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa)

2010

Goodbye Cinema, Hello Cinephilia

2000

Movie Wars: How Hollywood and the Media Limit What Films We Can See

1995

Movies as Politics

1993

Placing Movies: The Practice of Film Criticism

1987

Midnight Movies (with J. Hoberman)

1980, 1993

Moving Places: A Life at the Movies

Awards and Recognition

  • Selected by Roger Ebert as one of the "five top online film critics," January 1998.
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship Grant, 1996-1997.
  • Winner 1996 Peter Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism (Arts Criticism Columns) for reviews of THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG< DEAD MAN, and NIGHTJOHN in the Chicago Reader.
  • Nominated and elected as member of PEN American Center, 1997
  • First place, film criticism, over 55,000 circulation, Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, 1997.

Location

Chicago, IL

Author Contact

Category

General Non-Fiction, Journalism, Biography & History, Essays