On the High Wire with Kirk Douglas
The late actor exuded a feverish intensity on-screen that few stars in golden-age Hollywood could match. But in one lesser-known performance, he reveals a tenderness that cut against his persona.
Near the Beginning of Until the End of the World
A key collaborator on Wim Wenders’ sci-fi magnum opus, Michael Almereyda shares a personal reflection written while the film was still taking shape in the editing room.
Wim Wenders: “Between Me and the World”
Wim Wenders’s road movies, Michael Almereyda writes, are “at once minimal and romantic, austere and lyrical,” focusing on questions—of individuals and society, culture and nature—that Wenders has returned to throughout his career.