November 11

November 11, 2018

Election Day

November 6, 2018

In the weak light of November coffee-breathed we wait and wend hope and helplessness comingling citizens together the line moves slow but steady and nobody begrudges widows greeting poll workers or the stolid patience of the man charged with explaining …

Podcast November 3, 2018

November 3, 2018

October 20 Vlog

October 20, 2018

Movie VLOG on 10-20-18 at 6.13 AM from Philip Martin on Vimeo.

October 13 Vlog

October 13, 2018

vlogon 10-13-18 at 6.18 AM from Philip Martin on Vimeo.

The meme the lawyer sent me

September 26, 2018

I’ve redacted all the names and email information, but this is the email I write about in this Sunday’s column. If you can’t read that, it says: “Looks like a man you probably admired greatly also ate at the ice …

Piers Marchant on The Film Scribes Podcast

September 20, 2018

The Film Scribes Podcast. This week Rich Heimlich (/comment), Stephen Silver (Splice Today, Philly Voice), Dan Tabor (Phawker, and Piers Marchant (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/ review A STAR IS BORN, THE PREDATOR and MANDY. For a discussion this week, Piers Marchant …

Marchant at TIFF, Day Five

September 11, 2018

TIFF 2018: Day 5 Films: 3 Best Film of the Day: ROMA (pictured) If Beale Street Could Talk:  I was one of seemingly few critics at TIFF two years ago who wasn’t thoroughly won over by Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight. It …

Marchant at TIFF, Day Four

September 10, 2018

TIFF 2018: Day 4 Films: 3 Best Film of the Day: Hotel Mumbai (pictured) Standoff at Sparrow Creek: A high-paranoia, psychological thriller from first time feature director Henry Dunham, the film is crafty enough to keep your interest, and taut …

Marchant at TIFF, Day Three

September 10, 2018

TIFF 2018: Day 3 Films: 4 Best Film of the Day: The Old Man & the Gun (pictured) Gwen: This is no white-knuckle affair; it’s a red one. As in knuckles chapped and scraped until nearly bleeding. Wind plays a …