Ken Russell, Director Fond of Provocation, Dies at 84,” The New York Times, November 29, 2011

Real Genius,”, November 23, 2011 (on the 2011 CPH:DOX Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival)

What Do Courtesans Do By Day?” The New York Times, November 20, 2011 (on Bertrand Bonello’s L’apollonide)

Sporting Big Feet and a Heart to Match,” The New York Times, November 6, 2011 (on Christopher Munch’s Letters From the Big Man)

Give Young Boys in Morocco a Camera…,” The New York Times, October 16, 2011 (on Oliver Laxe’s You All Are Captains)

Romance and Reflection, Hand in Hand,” The New York Times, September 25, 2011 (on Andrew Haigh’s Weekend and gay romances on film)

Choosing Cinematheque Over Cineplex,” The New York Times, September 4, 2011 (on 21st-century microcinemas)

Apichatpong Weerasethakul: ‘Primitive,’” Artforum, September 2011

A Virus Movie Determined to Get Real,” The New York Times, August 28, 2011 (on Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion)

Secret Sunshine: A Cinema of Lucidity,” DVD essay, The Criterion Collection, August 2011

Finding Poetry in a Couple’s Pain,” The New York Times, July 31, 2011 (on Pietro Marcello’s The Mouth of the Wolf)

Creating an Adolescence for the Ages,” The New York Times, June 26, 2011 (on Azazel Jacobs’s Terri and American teen movies)

Pursuing Imperfection in Malick’s Eden,” The New York Times, May 22, 2011 (on Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life)

Symphony Space,”, April 27, 2011 (on Claire Denis and Tindersticks)

Risky Business,”, April 23, 2011 (on the 2011 BAFICI: Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film)

Lip-Syncing the Realities of a Tragic Life,” The New York Times, April 24, 2011 (on Clio Barnard’s The Arbor)

Reality-TV Originals, in Drama’s Life,” The New York Times, April 17, 2011 (on Cinema Verité and An American Family)

Machine-Age Poet, Born in Revolution, Stifled Under Stalin,” The New York Times, April 10, 2011 (on the Museum of Modern Art’s Dziga Vertov retrospective)

Worlds of Possibilities: ‘Dreileben,’” Cinema Scope, Spring 2011

A Mother’s House of Love and Hurt,” The New York Times, March 20, 2011 (on Todd Haynes’s Mildred Pierce)

Truth and Dare,”, March 11, 2011 (on the 2011 True/False Film Festival)

O Suburbia, With a Touch of the Cosmic,” The New York Times, March 6, 2011 (on Eric Mendelsohn’s 3 Backyards)

Somber Themes Dominate Berlinale,” The International Herald Tribune, February 16, 2011 (on the 2011 Berlin International Film Festival)

Urban Sprawl,”, February 14, 2011 (on the 2011 Rotterdam International Film Festival)

Indie Filmmaker’s Seat-of-the-Pants Solutions,” The New York Times, February 13, 2011 (on Matt Porterfield’s Putty Hill)

Still Walking: A Death in the Family,” DVD essay, The Criterion Collection, February 2011

An Indie Gumshoe in Oregon’s Gloom,” The New York Times, January 30, 2011 (on Aaron Katz’s Cold Weather)

Enter the Teacher to the Dragon of Martial Arts Films,” The New York Times, January 23, 2011 (on Ip Man movies)

Young and Restless Never Gets Old,” The New York Times, January 16, 2011 (on Gregg Araki’s Kaboom)