Tag Archives: Susan Sontag

“Regarding Susan Sontag”: Fatuous Artsy Voyeurism

I’m still trying to recover from my disappointment with the new documentary film Regarding Susan Sontag (2014). I eagerly anticipated a film in which I would learn about Sontag’s professional and personal life; about her books, her role as public … Continue reading

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The 50 Year Argument: Film Profiles of Great Minds

I have watched (and re-watched, and re-watched) Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi’s filmed love letter to the New York Review of Books, celebrating its 50th anniversary last year: The Fifty Year Argument (2014). This documentary is a smorgasbord of intellectual, … Continue reading

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