These are the reviews and other pieces I'm
working on this month.
Amazon DVDs: Friday Night Lights - Season Five [3-disc set], Michael Winterbottom's A Summer in Genoa (with Colin Firth and Catherine Keener), and Identity (with Aidan Gillen) [2-disc set].
Amazon Theatricals: Kelly Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff (with
Michelle Williams and Bruce Greenwood), Morgan Spurlock's
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, Julian Schnabel's Miral (with Hiam
Abbas), Werner Herzog's Cave of Forgotten Dreams, and Water
for Elephants (with Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson).
Armchair Commentary: Sidney Lumet obituary.
SIFF: Four more notes for the program guide (links to come).
Siffblog: Elia Suleiman's The Time That Remains and Some Days
Are Better Than Others (with Sleater-Kinney/Wild Flag's Carrie
Brownstein and Shins/Broken Bells front man James Mercer).
Video Librarian: Steve Reich - Phase to Face, Carancho, Clan-
nad - The Motion Picture, Anton Chekhov's The Duel, Let's Talk
About Sex, The Owls, Great Directors, I'm Just Anneke / The Fam-
ily Journey, 9000 Needles, Nature - Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free
Story, Hidden Battles, This Land Is Our Land - The Fight to Re-
claim the Commons, The Heretics, Loving Lampposts, Miss HIV,
Mother Nature's Child - Growing Outdoors in the Media Age.
Endnote: Image from The Film Stage.