“I completely agree except I would say that Lena Dunham IS a formalist of sorts; it takes a real understanding of formal devices to create the heart in her work (just as Kasdan clearly thought out . . .”
“The problem is they haven't been able to license any of Sayles's films as of yet. For my money, a prime candidate would be City of Hope, which is the only one of his films that has never received . . .”
“Has it become impossible to escape Lena Dunham? I never thought she would also be solicited by Criterion!
Her essay confirms the mediocrity of her so-called talent and the banality of her writing . . .”
“What is your bias against John Sayles? He has consistently been one of the most intelligent and original voices in independent film, and not only do you ignore him in your list above, I can't find . . .”