Portfolio

Links to writing, videos, podcasts and other stuff I have done elsewhere, as well as my best writing from this blog.

Writing

Pieces I’m still proud of in bold.

Flickchart Blog

FEATURES AND LISTS

The Top Ten Films of 1945 – June 29, 2015 [contributor]
Movies to See Before You Die: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes – June 1, 2015
The Top 10 Detective Films of All Time – May 29, 2015
Actor Spotlight: James Stewart – May 20, 2015
Streaming Showcase: How to Survive a Quarterlife Crisis – May 13, 2015
Streaming Showcase: Spies, Trains and Nazis – May 4, 2015
The Top Ten Films of 2005 – April 13, 2015 [contributor]
How to Have Your Own TCM Classic Film Festival With Netflix, Hulu, and Prime – March 26, 2015
Directors Who Dominate: Billy Wilder – March 19, 2015
The Top Ten Teen Movies of All Time – August 26, 2013
The Top Ten Americana Movies of All Time – July 4, 2013
Directors Who Dominate: Martin Scorsese – March 17, 2011

REVIEWS
Moonrise Kingdom – June 19, 2012

Row Three

FEATURES AND LISTS
Finite Focus: Do You Know Mr Sheldrake? (The Apartment) – March 18, 2015
Saturday Morning Cartoons: Chuck Jones Top Ten – September 22, 2012
Batman: The Night of the Owls – July 11, 2012
Shorts Program: Ridley Scott Edition – June 8, 2012
Now Playing at the Row Three Rep: What is Human? – June 6, 2012
Rep Cinemagoing: Modern Times – March 21, 2012
Rank ‘Em: Academy Award Best Picture Winners – March 8, 2012
Rewatched and Reconsidered: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – February 2, 2012
Fighting for 35mm and Our Cinematic Heritage – December 5, 2011
Finite Focus: How to Smoke a Joint (Taking Off) – November 29, 2011
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – First Impressions – November 18, 2011
Morepop: A Canticle for Leibowitz – October 27, 2011
Let’s Do It Again: 15 Worthwhile Remakes – October 20, 2011
Finite Focus: Competitive Scars (Jaws) – October 18, 2011
MorePop: The DC New 52 – October 6, 2011
Classic Horror Movies for People Who Don’t Like Gore – October 5, 2011
Finite Focus: Battling the Elements for 116 Years (Buster Keaton) – October 4, 2011
Rank ‘Em: Billy Wilder – September 28, 2011
Confessions of a Maddin Newbie – September 23, 2011
MorePop: Portal 2 – September 15, 2011
Finite Focus: “Are They?” (Shadow of a Doubt) – September 13, 2011
Rank ‘Em: Milla Jovovich – September 7, 2011
Eleven Great Tracking Shots – August 24, 2011
Fifteen Favorite Musical Numbers in Non-Musical Films – April 21, 2011
Jean Harlow: The Original Smart Blonde – March 6, 2011
Now Playing at the Row Three Rep: Washed Up Hollywood – February 16, 2011
Best of 2011: The Posters – January 12, 2011
Now Playing at the Row Three Rep: Mesmerizingly Weird Kid Films – September 24, 2010
Shorts Program: Gene Deitch Animation – August 30, 2010
Finite Focus: Literary Interlude (The Big Sleep) – August 7, 2010
Cinema Classics: Lady for a Day – April 21, 2010
Kurosawa Centenary: Ikiru – March 22, 2010
Doomsday Marathon: The Atomic Cafe – January 9, 2010
Jandy’s Top Films of the Decade – January 8, 2010
Cinema Classics: Detour – December 15, 2009
Doomsday Marathon: When Worlds Collide – December 7, 2009
Ten Movies That Make Me Ridiculously Happy – November 27, 2009
Italian Horror: Impressions of a Newcomer – October 31, 2009
Cartoon Spooktacular – October 23, 2009
Black Dynamite: Instant Cult Classic? – October 12, 2009
Cinema Classics: The Spirit of the Beehive – August 31, 2009
Bonnie & Clyde: Cinematic Perfection – August 2, 2009
42nd Street and Gold Diggers of 1933 – July 1, 2009

FEATURE SERIES – EASY RIDERS RAGING BULLS
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: The Long Goodbye – September 2, 2010
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: Dog Day Afternoon – August 19, 2010
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: Targets – July 22, 2010
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: Nashville – July 19, 2010
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: The Godfather Part II – June 23, 2010
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: Mean Streets – April 11, 2010
Finite Focus: The End of an Era (The Last Picture Show) – April 9, 2010
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: Five Easy Pieces – March 31, 2010
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice – March 10, 2010
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: Woodstock – February 23, 2010
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? – January 24, 2010

FESTIVAL COVERAGE
LAFF 2012: Celeste and Jesse Forever – June 28, 2012
LAFF 2012: It’s a Disaster – June 27, 2012
LAFF 2012: The History of Future Folk – June 21, 2012
TCM Fest 2012: Criss Cross – May 3, 2012
TCM Fest 2012: Girl Shy – April 19, 2012
TCM Fest 2012: Retour de Flamme: 3D Rarities – April 19, 2012
TCM Fest 2012: Raw Deal – April 27, 2012
AFI Fest 2011: The Dish and the Spoon – November 21, 2011
AFI Fest 2011: Pina – November 13, 2011
AFI Fest 2011: Attenberg – November 12, 2011
AFI Fest 2011: Le Cercle Rouge – November 9, 2011
AFI Fest 2011: Coriolanus – November 8, 2011
AFI Fest 2011: Extraterrestrial – November 6, 2011
AFI Fest 2011: This is Not a Film – November 6, 2011
LAFF 2011: The Future – August 13, 2011
LAFF 2011: Tomboy – November 18, 2011 (originally July 2011)
LAFF 2011: The Guard – July 29, 2011
LAFF 2011: Winnie the Pooh – July 15, 2011
LAFF 2011: The Dynamiter – June 22, 2011
LAFF 2011: The Innkeepers – June 20, 2011
LAFF 2011: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth – June 19, 2011
LAFF 2011: Please Do Not Disturb – June 19, 2011
LAFF 2011: How to Cheat – June 18, 2011
LAFF 2011: Drive – June 18, 2011
TCM Fest 2011: 1930s Rarities – May 11, 2011
TCM Fest 2011: Drugs are Bad, 1950s Edition – May 5, 2011
TCM Fest 2011: The 7th Voyage of Sinbad – May 1, 2011
TCM Fest 2011: The Constant Nymph – April 30, 2011
TCM Fest 2011: Walt Disney Laugh O Grams – April 29, 2011
AFI Fest 2010: Boy – November 25, 2010
AFI Fest 2010: The Myth of the American Sleepover – November 25, 2010
AFI Fest 2010: Heartbeats – November 16, 2010
AFI Fest 2010: Julia’s Eyes – November 16, 2010
AFI Fest 2010: Outrage – November 10, 2010
AFI Fest 2010: HaHaHa – November 10, 2010
LAFF 2010: Cold Weather – July 17, 2010
LAFF 2010iew: Bibliotheque Pascal – July 16, 2010
LAFF 2010: Parade – July 16, 2010
LAFF 2010: Monsters – July 9, 2010
LAFF 2010: Dog Sweat – June 27, 2010
LAFF 2010: The New Year – June 25, 2010
LAFF 2010: Cafe Noir – June 22, 2010
TCM Fest 2010: Out of Circulation Cartoona – May 16, 2010
TCM Fest 2010: Picspamming Breathless – May 15, 2010
TCM Fest 2010: The Complete Metropolis – May 6, 2010
TCM Fest 2010: Playtime – April 27, 2010
TCM Fest 2010: The Story of Temple Drake – April 26, 2010
TCM Fest 2010: King Kong – April 24, 2010
TCM Fest 2010: Sunnyside Up – April 23, 2010
AFI Fest 2009: I Killed My Mother – November 20, 2009
AFI Fest 2009: No One Knows About Persian Cats – November 15, 2009
AFI Fest 2009: Woman Without Piano – November 10, 2009
AFI Fest 2009: In the Attic – November 9, 2009
AFI Fest 2009: Fish Tank – November 8, 2009
AFI Fest 2009: Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench – November 8, 2009
AFI Fest 2009: Reporter – November 7, 2009
AFI Fest 2009: London River – November 5, 2009

REVIEWS
Review: Blancanieves – March 29, 2013
Review: Contagion – September 22, 2011
Review: The Devil’s Double – August 1, 2011
Review: The Trip – June 9, 2011
Review: Certified Copy – March 24, 2011
Review: Black Death – March 11, 2011
Review: The Housemaid – February 3, 2011
Review: Change of Plans – November 4, 2010
Review: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest – October 25, 2010
Review: Never Let Me Go – October 10, 2010
Review: Resident Evil: Afterlife – September 11, 2010
Review: A Woman, a Gun, and a Noodle Shop – September 8, 2010
Review: The Scenesters – August 20, 2010
Review: Animal Kingdom – August 18, 2010
Review: The Girl Who Played With Fire – July 16, 2010
Review: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – March 16, 2010
Review: After Last Season – February 15, 2010
Review: Nine – December 22, 2009
Review: Sin Nombre – April 1, 2009
Review: The Perfect Sleep – March 12, 2009
Preview Screening: Hippie Hippie Shake – March 9, 2009

Podcasts

Not at Odds

A podcast about the intersection of creativity and criticism which I host with my husband Jonathan. It’s hosted at Row Three.

Guest Appearances

After the Hype #92: American Hustle – April 16, 2015
Polygamer #17: Jandy Hardesty – March 11, 2015
After the Hype #83: Cloud Atlas – January 22, 2015
After the Hype #79: Mass Effect trilogy – December 21, 2014
Movie Club Podcast #29: Pickup on South Street and The Big Combo – January 26, 2014
Movie Club Podcast #25: The Driver and 52 Pick Up – December 13, 2012
Matineecast #68: The Master – September 24, 2012
Cinecast #225: We Saw the Future – August 17, 2011
Cinecast #217: Capraesque! – June 15, 2011
Matineecast #29: Biutiful – March 1, 2011
On Garner Road #18: The Critic – October 5, 2010
Cinecast #173: Killing Squirrels for Entertainment – June 30, 2010

Videos

LET’S PLAYS
Life is Strange: Episode 1 – February 2015
Dragon Age: Inquisition – November 2014-May 2015
Valiant Hearts – December 2014
Watch Dogs – June 2014-present (on hiatus)

OTHER SERIES
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