Stuff I’m absolutely loving: Saga The Manhattan Projects Animal Man John Byrne’s Trio Amazing Spider-Man Action Comics Birds of Prey Venom Blue Beetle Stuff that’s so-so: Batman Swamp Thing Captain Atom Justice League/Shazam Aquaman All-Star Western Garbage I’m reading but can’t stop because I have problems: All four of the Green Lantern books. They really suck right now. Star Trek Ongoing Ragemoor Northlanders (Thank God that’s...Read More
Month: May 2012
Elena (2012), Andrei Zvyagintsev, B+ Distant (2002), Nuri Bilge Ceylan, B Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Wes Anderson, A The Chernobyl Diaries (2012), Bradley Parker, C- Dark Horse (2012), Todd Solondz, B- 5 Broken Cameras (2012), Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi, A Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974), Jacques Rivette, C The Intouchables (2012), Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano,...Read More
There was a time when I linked everything I wrote from this blog. That time is long gone. But here’s some stuff I did recently you may want to check out. My interview with Jurgen Fauth about his fantastic book KINO is over at Badass Digest. The 10 Most Awesome Faster-Than-Light Systems of Travel in Science Fiction (or whatever the hell I called this thing) is over at Popular Mechanics. My salute to the finale of Star Trek: Voyager is at StarTrek.com. My list of best pets on Star Trek is over at StarTrek.com. A list of fun, dopey movie gadgets is at NextMovie.com. A behind-the-scenes look at how film festivals give awards is at IFC.com. The best “New Hollywood” movies you probably haven’t seen is over at...Read More
Where Do We Go Now? (2012), Nadnie Labaki, B- The Phantom Carriage (1921), Victor Sjostrom, B Dark Shadows (2012), Tim Burton, C- The Dictator (2012), Larry Charles, B Ushpizin (2005), Gidi Dar,...Read More
Jordan Hoffman is a New York-based writer and film critic working for The Guardian, Vanity Fair, Thrillist, Times of Israel, NY Daily News and elsewhere.
He is the host of ENGAGE: The Official Star Trek Podcast, a member of the New York Film Critics Circle and challenges you to a game of backgammon.