These are the reviews and other pieces I'm working on this month.
Amazon DVDs: Mercy - The Complete Series [five-disc set], The Other Woman (Don Roos directs Natalie Portman), and HBO's five-part Mildred Pierce (Todd Haynes directs Kate Winslet).
Amazon Theatricals: Circumstance and Forks over Knives.
Still playing (or yet to open): (Pom Wonderful Presents) The Great-
est Movie Ever Sold, Meek's Cutoff, Miral, and Water for Elephants.
Flavorwire: I get a mention in this piece by Jason Gross.
Though we salute a good number of writers here, this list is obvious-
ly incomplete. There are great writers who are no longer with us (Pen-
ny Valentine), who aren’t writing about music now (Barbara Flaska,
Stacy McArdle), who write occasionally now (Carla DeSantis, Caro-
la Dibbell, Deborah Frost, Amy Schroeder), who currently cover
other parts of the pop spectrum (Kathy Fennessy, Joy Press, Tri-
cia Romano) or whose current music scribing status is unclear...
Parallax View: Interview with Mike Mills (Beginners).
5/24 update: Unfortunately, I didn't get to interview Mr. Mills.
SIFF: Crying Out (À L'Origine d'un Cri), Donor, The Empire
of Mid-South (L'Empire du Milieu du Sud), Jucy, Lesson Plan -
The Story of the Third Wave, Love Crime (Crime d'Amour), A
Matter of Taste - Serving Up Paul Liebrandt, My Afternoons
with Margueritte (La Tête en Friche), Oliver Sherman, On
Tour (Tournée), Three (Drei), and Winds of Heaven.
Siffblog: Dispatch #1, Dispatch #2, and Dispatch #3.
Video Librarian: Behind the Burly Q, Day-
dream Nation, Forgiveness, Jolene [Blu-ray], Bed-
ways, Biebermania!, From Prada to Nada, Guy
and Madeline on a Park Bench, and Miral.
Endnote: Cosmo the dog from Beginners.