The Moviegoer: Marriage Made Strange

The Moviegoer: ‘Margaret’ and the Difficulty of Responding to Life’s Traumas

The Moviegoer: Zero Dark Thirty and the Question of “Real Tradecraft”

The Moviegoer: Hobbitses, Les Misérables, and Grace Notes Not Quite in Harmony

The Moviegoer: Is Irresistance Futile? Of Silver Linings and Unchaining Django

The Moviegoer: A Roundup of Hobbit Reviews

The Moviegoer: Gangsters, Imposters, Motors, and other Awards Season Notes

The Moviegoer: I Want to Dream Like Jiro

“But even if you’re not particularly fond of sushi (I’m not, myself), it’s nigh-impossible not to be inspired by Jiro’s dedication to his craft.”

The Moviegoer: A Portrait of President Lincoln

The Moviegoer: In the Shadow of Skyfall

The Moviegoer: “Wreck-it Ralph” Could Use some Fixing from Felix

I often felt bored for much of the film’s duration, particularly the second act, which drags especially.

The Moviegoer: Bernhardt “Bernie” Tiede, Angel of Death?

The Moviegoer: Movie Making and the Politics of the Exfiltration Thriller

The Moviegoer: Sinister Images

The Moviegoer: Looper, Selfhood as Travel Agency, and Intergenerational Responsibility

The Moviegoer: The Law Made Arbitrary

Lawless seems to take the perceived incoherence of civilization’s manner of order, and ascribe it to a more cosmic lawlessness.