Former film critic for the Chicago Reader
Rewatched by Jonathan Rosenbaum 27 May 2020 3
I haven’t yet reseen this, but already regard this as Sontag’s most ambitious, most interesting, probably her best film, and surely her most neglected. I had to order my dvd copy from Sweden.
★★★★★ Watched by Jonathan Rosenbaum 27 May 2020 2
Never mind the intriguing cross-references to McCabe and Mrs. Miller & Dead Man. This sings its own tragicomic song, creates its own bittersweet space, recounts its own version of the same doomed history.
★★★★★ Rewatched by Jonathan Rosenbaum 19 Aug 2016 7
Only Kubrick and Spielberg, working together on different time planes, could create such a philosophical and intellectual heartbreaker.
★★★★★ Rewatched by Jonathan Rosenbaum 06 Sep 2018 1
Scary, elusive, easy to misunderstand, and radical.