Knight of Cups

Terrence Malick: Knight of Cups

Lee reviews Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups. Read the full post.

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CriterionCast 173: Ingmar Bergman’s Summer Interlude

Once again, I had the great pleasure of joining in on a conversation with The CriterionCast, this time to discuss Ingmar Bergman’s 1951 film Summer Interlude. Read the full post and find a link to the podcast.

The Fugitive

T. Coraghessan Boyle: “The Fugitive”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is T. Coraghessan Boyle’s “The Fugitive.” Read the full post.


Alice Munro: “The Progress of Love”

Trevor and Betsy begin Alice Munro’s The Progress of Love by looking at its title story. Read the full post.

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The Eclipse Viewer 44: The Warped World of Koreyoshi Kurahara Part I

David and Trevor are back with the next installment of The Eclipse Viewer. In this episode we discuss the first three films in Eclipse Series 28: The Warped World of Koreyoshi Kurahara. Read the full post and get links to the show.

White Hunger

Aki Ollikainen: White Hunger

Chris reviews Aki Ollikainen’s White Hunger, translated from the Finnish by Emily Jeremiah and Fleur Jeremiah. Read the full post.


Paul Theroux: “Upside-Down Cake”

This week’s New Yorker story is Paul Theroux’s “Upside-Down Cake.” Read the full post.

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Vicki Baum: Grand Hotel

Trevor reviews Vicki Baum’s Grand Hotel, translated from the German by Basil Creighton, with revisions by Margot Bettauer Dembo. Read the full post.


The Criterion Collection Announces September 2016 Releases

Today The Criterion Collection announced its September 2016 releases. Read the full post.


Alice Munro: The Progress of Love

Betsy and Trevor are getting ready to post on all of the stories in Alice Munro’s sixth book, The Progress of Love, from 1986. Join them! Read the full post.

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Jean Renoir: La chienne

Today The Criterion Collection is releasing a beautiful edition of Jean Renoir’s 1931 film La chienne. Read the full post.


Karen Russell: “The Bog Girl”

This week’s New Yorker story is Karen Russell’s “The Bog Girl.” Read the full post.