Shutter Island (2010)
"Acting more Kubrickian than ever, Scorsese uses the promise of horror to subvert expectations as thoroughly as did The Shining, which offers nothing terribly supernatural besides the twin horrors of parenthood and writer's block."
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
His Girl Friday (1940)
Shine a Light (2008)
"Vertigo is a kind of consummate illusion--tantalizing for being so often out of reach (DVDs don't match the reel deal), fulfilling only for bringing us as close as possible to Hitchcock's head and heart in Frisco circa '58. Or..."