Eyes Wide Open: The Magazine

Itinerant writings on the movies, in just about every shape and form.

Published on a semi-frequent basis at Medium.

“The Best Films of 2016”: Parts One, Two, and Three. (January 2017)

The Empress Has No Talent: Does Florence Foster Jenkins Defend Wealthy Privilege?” (August 28, 2016)

The Problem with Ghostbusters isn’t the Women” (July 20, 2016)

Do Not Resist: When Did the Police Become a Domestic Military?” (June 9, 2016)

The New Batman and Superman are Terrible Superheroes” (April 2, 2016)

Bill Murray’s Moonage Daydreams in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou” (February 19, 2016)

98 Minutes of Joy: On the Town” (February 12, 2016)

Brooklyn to Chi-Raq: The Nearly-Great Movies of 2015” (January 21, 2016)

Going Clear: Everything About Scientology (and Tom Cruise) You Never Wanted to Know” (December 23, 2015)

Spotlight Could Be the Best Movie About Journalism Ever Made” (December 20, 2015)

Philippe Petit’s Walk: Man on Wire” (September 30, 2015)