Month: May 2012

Comics Worth Reading

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...

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Films Seen 5/13 – 5/25

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,...

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Recent Articles

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 My list of best pets on Star Trek is over at A list of fun, dopey movie gadgets is at A behind-the-scenes look at how film festivals give awards is at The best “New Hollywood” movies you probably haven’t seen is over at...

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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.

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