Abe Callard is a Chicago-based writer and filmmaker.
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The Noble Rat
Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront is masterful, powerful, and deceptive.
Can a World War II-era movie about an old crank help with generational riddles today?
A Million Little Boulders
Hiroshi Teshigahara’s 1964 Woman in the Dunes is a subtly subversive film that mirrors our COVID-induced confinement.
Theater of the Not-So-Absurd
Borat is back. But can he compete with the political theater that is Donald Trump?