Nick Davis
Associate Professor
Department of English,
Program in Gender and     Sexuality Studies,
Northwestern University
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54 U.S. releases
27 world premieres
(New updates, August 2017)


Right on time: The Fifties,
my annual tribute to great
stuff in early-year releases.

On Kristen Stewart (order!)
Todd Haynes interviews: 1 2 3
Two Top 10 lists for 2016

Finishing with December!
Profile: Ethel Barrymore in
None But the Lonely Heart


All full reviews, including:
City of Lost Children (1995)
Stranger by the Lake (2013)


My favorite recent writing...
Pola X (1999)
Velvet Goldmine (1998)


Search film reviews by year
Currently amid restructuring
New: 1928, 1936, 1937, 1938


Search film reviews by title
Currently amid restructuring
Fully updated lists: #, CZ


4 updates in November 2015!
Under the Sun of Satan (1987)
The Third Man (1949)


Career profiles on Annette, Emma, Julie, Katharine, Meryl


New study guide: The Lobster
Syllabi: two winter courses

Answers to recurring queries
about the site, my job, etc.