My Weeks on Letterboxd (14-17/2015)

Not going to list everything I saw the last couple of weeks (here’s the list), just the two movies I wrote about: On Wednesday, April 8, 2015, I watched Clouds of Sils Maria (2014). 3½ stars. Kristen Stewart is, of course, amazing. I don’t think I’ll ever be a fan of Olivier Assayas’ “Let’s make the […]

Chat Noir

I took this photo just a few weeks after (and not far from) the cat pictures I shared earlier, but since this cat was a stranger to me I didn’t include it in that post. So consider this a bonus cat photo, if you will.


Back when one of my cat photographs made it into The New York Times I promised to show off more pictures of my subject and her offspring. It’s been a few years, but I’ve went through my archives and collected some them here for you. Let’s start with my favorite, the matriarch: A first-generation feral cat, […]

Best Shot: Taxi Driver

Finding the “best” shot from Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver is downright impossible. Filmed by Michael Chapman, the movie is basically made up of perfect frames, over 150,000 of them. You can just scroll to any random scene and get something like the shot above, one of the many great night shots with DeNiro driving through New York […]

This and That

I wrote about Wim Wenders’ new movie, “Every Thing Will Be Fine,” at The Film Experience. Plus some musings about possible Best Foreign Film considerations from Germany. I may have linked to this before, but the What’s My Line? YouTube-channel remains one of my favorite things on the web. They’ve got hundreds of full episodes […]