Michael Joshua Rowin
MICHAEL JOSHUA ROWIN has written for Film Comment, among other publications.
FEB 2017 | Film
An old chestnut—no less true for being old, nor a chestnut—has it that an effective political cinema cannot merely represent radical political movements, issues, or events, but must render them through forms that are themselves radically political.
JUN 2004 | Film
Existing in that obscure space between the didactic, leftist cinema of Godard and the time-based cinema of Warhol, and often lost among better-known legends of the avant-garde stands Yvonne Rainer.
APR 2004 | Film
As usual for a Lars von Trier film, Dogvilles release has met with both denunciations and panegyric.
JUL-AUG 2004 | Film
Recently watching the mindless masterpiece Speedin which, famously, a bus must stay above 55 miles an hour or else get blown up by a deranged Dennis HopperI became fascinated with how its creators perfectly situated the action in Los Angeles, with its labyrinthine freeways floating almost detached from the city center.