The Criterion Collection
Cinematic and carnal ravishment are sometimes at cross-purposes, as this celebrated American essayist discovered after many fumbled attempts at merging the two.
By Phillip Lopate
In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, a New York writer recalls the pure, easy pleasures of the multiplex and the feeling of escape at the heart of moviegoing.
By Sloane Crosley
The author of The Fortress of Solitude considers the meditative, “brain-rinsing” effects of the solo moviegoing experience.
By Jonathan Lethem
The author of Call Me by Your Name remembers the first time he saw The Apartment—and the long, late-night pilgrimage through a vanishing Manhattan that the film inspired.
By André Aciman
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