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A personal canon

150 films

150 films (updated October 2023) that at some point just became part of my DNA. Filled with regret for a…

  • Margaret
  • Certain Women
  • Close-Up
  • The Watermelon Woman
  • The Other Side of Hope

Syllabus for my course on Ethics and Aesthetics in Film and Literature

13 films

The paired literary texts are a suite of works by Annie Ernaux (A Woman's Story, A Man's Place, Happening), Teju…

  • In the Mood for Love
  • Millennium Mambo
  • Pulse
  • Take Care of My Cat
  • Oldboy

I’m teaching a course on 21st-century East Asian Cinema this fall, here's what I decided on

14 films

My heart mourns for everything that's not here, but I tried my best.