Nick Davis
Associate Professor
Department of English,
Program in Gender and     Sexuality Studies,
Northwestern University
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Guide to my ratings

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73 U.S. releases
31 world premieres
See: Pigeon Sat on a Branch


Another festival spectacular,
following Cannes 95 party.
Co-hosted by Nathaniel R.


The Fifties!: Year's best so far.
I interview Mia Wasikowska.
2014's best film collaborations.

All full reviews, including:
City of Lost Children (1995)
Stranger by the Lake (2013)


Search film reviews by year
Currently amid restructuring
New: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998


Search film reviews by title
Currently amid restructuring
Fully updated listings: UZ


Monthly view of film history
Mary, Queen of Scots (1895)
Dickson Sound Film (1895)


Ranking of best films I've seen
Mary Poppins (1964)
Close-Up (1990)


Thoughts on personal favorites
Junebug (2005)
Georgia (1995)


Career profiles on Annette, Emma, Julie, Katharine, Meryl


Study Guides: Selma, Birdman
Syllabi: two winter courses

For first-time visitors, favorite reviews and features. (Coming)