Richard Brody writes about the film criticism of Harry Alan Potamkin.
Richard Brody reviews Nancy Buirski’s documentary film “The Rape of Recy Taylor,” which reconstructs events from the abduction and rape, in 1944, of a young black woman in rural Alabama.
Richard Brody on how the actor Harry Dean Stanton’s role in “Paris, Texas” colored the rest of his career, including his role in “Lucky,” his final film.
“Shakespeare is still a better screenwriter than Herman Mankiewicz,” Richard Brody writes in his post about the risks and rewards directors face when adapting great books. Brody not only discusses Orson Welles’s films of Shakespeare...
Richard Brody writes about a recent essay by Martin Scorsese in The Hollywood Reporter and about the state of filmmaking and film criticism today.