Lost in the Movies (formerly The Dancing Image): The Directory

The Directory

Links to all of my online work, on an ongoing basis

The first half of this directory lists all my written reviews alphabetically, by movie title (followed some commentary on TV shows and books). The second half lists with everything that's left, organized by medium (TV shows, books, music), form (my movies, videos, pictures, podcasts), approach (lists, interviews, general film essays), and other subjects (personal, meta, political/cultural, memorial tributes, texts by other authors).


Abraham Lincoln
Absurd Encounter With Fear
The Adventures of Prince Achmed
The Adventures of Robin Hood
All the President's Men
Amazing Grace
The Amazing Grace
An American in Paris
L'Amour Fou (I)
L'Amour Fou (II)
And Everything is Going Fine
Annie Hall (I)
Annie Hall (II)
Apocalypse Now (I)
Apocalypse Now (II)
The Asphalt Jungle
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
At Land
Attack of the Clones
Au Hasard Balthazar
The Baader-Meinhof Complex
The Bad and the Beautiful
Band of Outsiders
The Barefoot Contessa
Barry Lyndon
The Battle of Chile (I)
The Battle of Chile (II)
The Battle of the Sexes
The Battleship Potemkin
The Bear’s Tale
Bed and Sofa
Before the Revolution
Behind the Scenes of “Reflections in a Golden Eye”
Being Two Isn't Easy
Be Kind Rewind
Bells of Atlantis
Ben-Hur (1925)
Ben-Hur (1959)
Berlin: Symphony of a Great City
The Best Years of Our Lives
Bicycle Thieves
The Big Chill
The Big City (aka Mahanagar)
Bigger Than Life
The Big Lebowski
The Big Sleep
Billy Liar
Biograph shorts of D.W. Griffith (I)
Biograph shorts of D.W. Griffith (II)
The Birth of a Nation (I)
The Birth of a Nation (II)
The Black Cat
The Blind Side
Blitz Wolf
Blood Diamond
Blue Velvet (I)
Blue Velvet (II)
Blue Velvet (III)
Blue Velvet (IV)
Les Bonnes Femmes
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story
The Brave Little Toaster
Broken Blossoms
Burn After Reading
The Candidate
Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore?
A Canterbury Tale
Capitalism: A Love Story
Capturing the Friedmans
Casablanca (I)
Casablanca (II)
Cat's Cradle
Celine and Julie Go Boating (I)
Celine and Julie Go Boating (II)
A Charlie Brown Christmas
The Cheat
Chop Shop
A Christmas Tale
Chronicle of a Summer
Citizen Kane (I)
Citizen Kane (II)
City Lights
Cleo From 5 to 7
The Contender
The Conversation
The Country Girl
Courage for Every Day
Cria Cuervos
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash
D - E
Daisies (I)
Daisies (II)
Dancer in the Dark
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
A Dangerous Method
The Dark Crystal
The Dark Knight (I)
The Dark Knight (II)
The Dark Knight (III)
The Dark Knight Rises
Day of Wrath
Dear Brigitte
Death by Hanging
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
Dekalog (I)
Dekalog (II)
The Devil Came on Horseback
Dial M for Murder
La Dolce Vita
Drag Me to Hell
The Duchess of Langeais
Dune (I)
Dune (II)
Easy Rider
An Education
8 1/2
The Elephant Man (I)
The Elephant Man (II)
The Empire Strikes Bac
The End of Evangelion (I)
The End of Evangelion (II)
Enemy of the State
Eraserhead (I)
Eraserhead (II)
Eraserhead (III)
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Evangelion 1.11
Evangelion 2.22
Evangelion 3.33
The Exterminating Angel
Fahrenheit 9/11
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Field of Dreams
Fire in the Sky
Fists in the Pocket (I)
Fists in the Pocket (II)
(500) Days of Summer
The Flight of the Red Balloon
The Fly (both versions)
Foolish Wives
The Force Awakens
Force of Evil
For the Love of Movies
42nd Street (I)
42nd Street (II)
Four Days in November
Frances Ha
The Freshman
Frozen River
Funny Face
Funny Ha Ha
G - H
The General
Gimme Shelter
The Girl Chewing Gum
The Girlfriend Experience
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Giver
The Gleaners & I
The Godfather (I)
The Godfather (II)
The Godfather Part II (I)
The Godfather Part II (II)
Gold Diggers of 1933
The Gold Rush (I)
The Gold Rush (II)
Gone With the Wind (I)
Gone With the Wind (II)
Gosford Park
Grand Illusion
Gray's Anatomy
Green Zone
Grizzly Man
Hail the Conquering Hero
Le Havre
The Headless Woman
The Hidden Fortress
Histoire(s) du cinema
Historias Extraordinarias (I)
Historias Extraordinarias (II)
Hoop Dreams
Hotel Room (Tricks)
The House is Black
The House of Mirth
Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train
How to Train Your Dragon
The Hurt Locker
Il Posto
Imagine: John Lennon
I Married a Witch
I’m Not There
In a Lonely Place
In Bruges
An Inconvenient Truth
The Incredibles
Industrial Symphony No. 1
Inglourious Basterds
Inland Empire (I)
Inland Empire (II)
Inland Empire (III)
Inland Empire (IV)
In Praise of Love
Inside North Korea
In the Mood for Love
Iran: The Next Iraq?
Iraq in Fragments
I, the Executioner
It's a Beautiful Day
It's a Gift
It's a Wonderful Life (I)
It's a Wonderful Life (II)
It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown
Ivan the Terrible Parts I & II
Ivan the Terrible Part II
I Was Born, But...
J - K - L
Jammin' the Blues (I)
Jammin' the Blues (II)
Jaws (I)
Jaws (II)
Joan the Maid Parts I & II
Jules and Jim (I)
The Junk Shop
The Kid Brother
The Kids Are Alright
The Killing (I)
The Killing (II)
Kings and Queen
Kiss Me Deadly
Kiss of Death
Lady and the Tramp
The Last of the Mohicans
The Last Stage
The Last Unicorn
Late Spring
Lawrence of Arabia (I)
Lawrence of Arabia (II)
The Leopard
Let Me In
Let the Right One In
The Life & Death of Peter Sellers
The Lives of Others
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
The Long Day Closes
The Long Goodbye
Lord of War
Los Angeles Plays Itself
Lost Highway (I)
Lost Highway (II)
Lost Highway (III)
Lost Highway (IV)
Lost in Translation
The Lost Son of Havana
The Lost Weekend
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Love and Death
The Love Goddesses
Loves of a Blonde
Lumiere short films
Lynch short films (I)
Lynch short films (II)
M - N - O
The Machine That Kills Bad People
Madchen in Uniform
The Magnificent Ambersons
The Maltese Falcon
Mamma Roma
A Man Escaped
Man on Wire
The Man Who Planted Trees
The Man with a Movie Camera
Marty (film and TV versions)
Masculin Feminin
Maxed Out
Me and My Gal
Mean Streets
Meshes of the Afternoon
Michael Collins
The Mind Reader
Miraculous Virgin (I)
Miraculous Virgin (II)
The Mirror
Mr. Conservative: Goldwater on Goldwater
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Mr. Thank You
More Things That Happened
The Mortal Storm
The Mother and the Whore
Mulholland Drive (I)
Mulholland Drive (II)
Mulholland Drive (III)
Mulholland Drive (IV)
Murder, My Sweet
Mutual Appreciation
My Brother is an Only Child
My Night at Maud's
My Winnipeg
The Naked Spur
Nanook of the North
The Navigator
Nights and Weekends
Nights of Cabiria
No End in Sight
North Shore
The Old Dark House
On Dangerous Ground
On the Waterfront
Orphans of the Storm
Our Hospitality
Out 1
P - Q - R
Pandora's Box
The Parallax View
Paris Belongs to Us (I)
Paris Belongs to Us (II)
Passing Fancy
The Passion of Joan of Arc (I)
The Passion of Joan of Arc (II)
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (I)
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (II)
Pather Panchali
Patriot Games
Perceval le Gallois
Persona (I)
Persona (II)
Le Petit Soldat
The Phantom Menace
Pineapple Express
Pirate Radio
Place de la Republique
Platform (I)
Platform (II)
Pyaasa (I)
Pyaasa (II)
Quantum of Solace
Radio On
Raging Bull (I)
Raging Bull (II)
A Real American Hero: The Buford Pusser Story
Rear Window (I)
Rear Window (II)
The Red Balloon
Red Hot Riding Hood (I)
Red Hot Riding Hood (II)
Return of the Jedi
Return of the Secaucus Seven
Revenge of the Sith
The River
Road House
Road to Morocco
Rocco and His Brothers
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired
Rosemary's Baby
La Roue
The Rules of the Game
Running on Empty

The Sacrifice
Sally of the Sawdust
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
Scarface (1932)
Scarface (1983)
Schindler's List (I)
Schindler's List (II)
Scorpio Rising
The Searchers (I)
The Searchers (II)
The Secret of NIMH
A Serious Man
Seven Chances
Seven Samurai
The Seventh Seal (I)
The Seventh Seal (II)
Sherlock Holmes
The Shining
Singin’ in the Rain (I)
Singin' in the Rain (II)
Six Figures Getting Sick
A Single Man
Sleeping Beauty
Slumdog Millionaire
The Small Back Room
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
So Goes the Nation
Some Came Running
The Social Network
The Son
Son of Man
Snow White
The Spirit
Spirited Away
Stage Door
A Star is Born
Star Wars (I)
Star Wars (II)
Still Life
Stille Nacht I-IV
Stop Making Sense (I)
Stop Making Sense (II)
The Story of Marie and Julien
The Story of the Fox
Storytelling Giant
The Straight Story (I)
The Straight Story (II)
Street of Crocodiles
The Struggle
Sullivan's Travels
Summer Hours
Sunset Boulevard
Super 8
Syndromes and a Century (I)
Syndromes and a Century (II)
Synecdoche, NY
T - U - V
Taxi Driver (I)
Taxi Driver (II)
Taxi to the Dark Side
The Terminator
They Were Expendable
The Thief of Bagdad
The Third Man (I)
The Third Man (II)
This is England
This is Not a Film
This Sporting Life
Three Little Pigs
3:10 to Yuma
Through a Glass Darkly
To Kill a Mockingbird
Tokyo Chorus
Tokyo Story
Tom Jones
The Tracey Fragments
The Trip
Tropical Malady
Triumph of the Will
True Heart Susie
25th Hour
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (full directory to everything I've written)
Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces (see above link for more)
2001: A Space Odyssey (I)
2001: A Space Odyssey (II)
Two Weeks in Another Town
The "Up" Series
Up in the Air
Venom and Eternity
The Verdict
Vertigo (I)
Vertigo (II)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
La Vie de Boheme
La Vieja Memoria
The Virgin Spring
The Virgin Suicides
W - X - Y - Z
A Walk Through H (I)
A Walk Through H
Waltz with Bashir
War and Peace [1956 version]
War and Peace [1968 version]
Warning Shadows
The War Tapes
Way Down East
The Weather Underground
Wendy and Lucy
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
Where the Wild Things Are
White Dog
White Heat
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Why We Fight
Wicked Games
The Wicker Man
Wild at Heart (I)
Wild at Heart (II)
Wild at Heart (III)
The Wild Bunch
The Wind in the Willows (1983)
The Wind in the Willows (1987)
The Wind in the Willows (all versions)
The Wizard of Oz
The Wolf Man
The Wolf of Wall Street
The World
The World of Apu
WWII propaganda films of Disney
You Can Count on Me
Young Mr. Lincoln
You Only Live Once


The Wind in the Willows (I) (II) (III) (IV) (V) (VI) (VII) (IX) (X) (XI) (XII)
#JoelsReadingList round-ups [a record, not an essay]

#iPodAlbumPlaylist round-ups [a record, no pun intended, not an essay]


(video essays)
The Asphalt Jungle & The Killing
Au Hasard Balthazar & Pyaasa
Back to the Future trilogy
The Big City (aka Mahangar)
Black Girl
Citizen Kane
collaborations of Anna Karina & Jean-Luc Godard
The Dark Crystal
Dial M For Murder & Rear Window
directed by Brian De Palma
directed by Maya Deren
directed by David Lynch
Duelle & Out 1
The End of Evangelion
Fists in the Pocket
42nd Street
God's Country
Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench
Haxan & Hellraiser & Hellbound: Hellraiser II
Lady and the Tramp
Malcolm X & Opening Night (& honorary Oscars)
Meshes of the Afternoon & David Lynch's late films
Modern Times
Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Neon Genesis Evangelion & Twin Peaks
O.J.: Made in America
Out 1
The Phantom Carriage & Wild Strawberries
poetry of Arthur Rimbaud (with various clips)
poetry of Emily Dickinson (with various clips, especially Late Spring)
poetry of Alfred, Lord Tennyson (with various clips)
Revenge of the Sith
States of UnBelonging
Street of Crocodiles
Twin Peaks


(from a particular work)

(from several films)
"Captured Screens"
"A Century of Wonders"
"Cinema in Pictures"
"Dinosaurs, Sharks, and Aliens" (four Spielberg films)
"In the Beginning..."
"Island of Lost Pictures"
"Perceval & Parsifal: a visual tribute"
"Record of a Summer (with additional images)"
"Return of the Visual Tribute"
"Weird on Top: David Lynch Month"
"What remains of #WatchlistScreenCaps"

(at least five images accompanying essay, interview, or video - see "Lists" category for image-lists)
At Land • Scorpio Rising • Cat's Cradle
Before the Revolution
Citizen Kane
The Decalogue
films of the British New Wave
films of David Lynch
films/Twin Peaks episodes of David Lynch
Fists in the Pocket
Fists in the Pocket (II)
Forrest Gump
42nd Street
The Godfather and the Godfather Part II
It's a Wonderful Life
Let the Right One In
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Modern Times
Movies I watched in 2012
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Paris Belongs to Us
Rear Window
Schindler's List • Munich
series on The Wind in the Willows
Sheryl Lee: illustrated filmography
The Story of the Fox
Street of Crocodiles (+ Manufacturing Dreams video essay)
Top of the Lake
Transformers: The Premake
True Detective
Twin Peaks (I)
Twin Peaks (II)
Twin Peaks (III)
Twin Peaks (IV)
Twin Peaks (V)
The characters of Twin Peaks (each entry in the directory has multiple images)
Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces
Twin Peaks: The Return - Part 5
Twin Peaks: The Return - Part 11
Twin Peaks: The Return - Part 14
video essay: The Colors of Daisies
video essay: Come, Sweet Death
video essay: Coming Attractions on My YouTube Channel
video essay: Journey Through Twin Peaks (I) (II) (III) (IV) (V)
video essay: Meshes of Lynch
video essay: Nat Turner & Charles Burnett
video essay: Not Just O.J.
video essay: Oscar Blues
video essay: The Passion of Anna K.
video essay: Six Years in America
video essay: Welcome to Hill Valley
video essays (I)
video essays (II)
The World • Bachelorette • Hyperballad

"Art...on the March! (a visual mixtape)"

(MAGAZINE COVERS accompanying interview)





More on Movies/TV
The Auteurs – D.W. Griffith
Danses macabres
Desert Island Discs
Dishonorary Awards: Why Not to Watch the Oscars This Year
Fan Culture Wars (brief thoughts on 3 fandoms)


Personal essays




By other authors
Citizen Kane: Fragile Giant, by Francois Truffaut
excerpt from The Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Book, by Arlene Croce
Hallelujah, Bum Again, by Otis Ferguson
Modern Times, by Graham Greene
Muriel, by Francois Truffaut
The Passion of Joan of Arc, by the Criterion Collection
The Stars Are Beautiful, by Stan Brakhage
What Do Critics Dream About?, by Francois Truffaut
Roberto Rossellini Prefers Real Life, by Francois Truffaut
excerpts from Twin Peaks literature, by numerous authors
excerpts from Twin Peaks commentary, by alt.tv.twin-peaks community


Odds & ends