How best to seek truth?

I sometimes like to imagine a parallel universe in which every one of us, in accordance with Andy Warhol’s over-appropriated prophesy, becomes world-famous for 15 minutes by appearing as a subj...
Albert Maysles // maysles.com

RIP Albert Maysles (1926 – 2015)

Albert Maysles was one of the greats. Not just a great documentarian, but a great filmmaker—the films he and his younger brother David Maysles made in the 1960s and 1970s, films whose brilliance depe...
Some utterly disillusioned folks just hangin'

Godard’s second first film

Jean-Luc Godard called Every Man for Himself (1980) his “second first film,” and I don’t hesitate to say that while the impact of Godard’s first first film, Breathless (1960) ...
Julianne Moore as Alice

The milquetoast of human kindness

Based on neuroscientist Lisa Genova’s eponymous bestselling novel, Still Alice charts the experiences of an otherwise healthy, active, middle-aged woman afflicted with early onset AlzheimerR...