J. D. CONNOR
What sort of model — for narrative, for business — does the Marvel Cinematic Universe offer?
“[The Other Side of the Wind] is the movie Welles would have made had he been the digital filmmaker he was not.” J. D. Connor on Welles's final film.
Rebel Yale: Reading and Feeling “Hillbilly Elegy”
It is his refusal to speak directly about “issues” that makes J. D. Vance the new pundit for white people.
Does "Twin Peaks: The Return" matter?
The Warrior Class
J. D. Connor on "War Machine" and the cult of the warrior-scholar.
FILM NOW: A Roundtable on the Films of 2016
Moderated by LARB film editor Anna Shechtman, the discussion brought together voices from film studies, film criticism, and Hollywood film production.
Making Things Right: “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens”
Criticisms — or defenses — of Star Wars's narrative retreading are misguided.
Freaks of the Industry: “Dope”
"Dope" was a Sundance crowd pleaser and the object of a bidding war.