For fans of Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Mountaintop is pretty much a must-see.
Glenn Kenny is the editor of A Galaxy Not So Far Away: Writers and Artists On 25 Years of ‘Star Wars’ (Holt, 2002) and the author of Robert De Niro: Anatomy of An Actor (Phaidon/Cahiers du Cinema, 2014). His writings on the arts have appeared in a wide variety of publications, which include the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, the Village Voice, Entertainment Weekly, Humanities, and others. From the mid-1990s to the magazine’s 2007 folding, he was a senior editor and the chief film critic for Premiere. There he commissioned and edited pieces by David Foster Wallace, Tony Kushner, Martin Amis, William Prochnau, and other well-regarded writers. He also wrote early features on such soon-to-be-prominent motion picture figures as Paul Thomas Anderson and Billy Bob Thornton. He currently contributes film reviews and essays to RogerEbert.com and to Vanity Fair Online, Decider, the Criterion Collection website, and other outlets. He has made numerous television and radio appearances and appears as an actor in Steven Soderbergh’s 2009 film The Girlfriend Experience, and Preston Miller’s 2010 God’s Land. He was born in Fort Lee, New Jersey and has been a resident of Brooklyn since 1990; he lives in that borough with his wife.
Glenn Kenny reports on three world premieres at the Venice Film Festival.
A dispatch by Glenn Kenny on three restored films that screened as part of the Venice Film Festival.
Glenn Kenny reports on the films that screened as part of this year's Biennale College, along with the panel that followed.
A review of the new film by Roman Polanski, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival.
What to expect from Venice Film Festival coverage over the next week.
The ten best films of 2018, according to Glenn Kenny.
Glenn Kenny talks about his time participating in the Biennale College at the Venice Film Festival, and reflects on catching restorations of The Ascent, Some Like It Hot and Nothing Sacred.
Reviews from the Venice Film Festival of the latest by Jennifer Kent and Carlos Reygadas.
A report from the Venice Film Festival on the latest from directors Brady Corbet, S. Craig Zahler, and Julian Schnabel.
On two new films from Venice, including a career best piece of work by John C. Reilly.