Category: Features

Albert Maysles and Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Christo’s Valley Curtain (1974; Dir.: Ellen Giffard; Albert Maysles; David Maysles) GRADE: A- Running Fence (1977; Dir.: Albert Maysles; David Maysles; Charlotte Zwerin) GRADE: A Islands (1987; Dir.: Albert Maysles; David Maysles; Charlotte Zwerin) GRADE: B The Gates (2007; Dir.: Antonio Ferrara; Albert Maysles) GRADE: B By Daniel […]

#31DaysofOscar #blogathon – Ellen Burstyn in “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”

Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974; Dir.: Martin Scorsese) GRADE: A- By Daniel Barnes In the recent Australian chiller The Babadook, Essie Davis plays a widowed mother who feels trapped by parenthood, and eventually becomes a bigger threat to her screeching son than the titular monster. I thought […]

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