Author Spotlight

Blair McClendon

Blair McClendon is an editor, filmmaker, and writer. His film work has screened at film festivals around the world. His writing has been published in n+1, the New Republic, the New York Times Magazine, and elsewhere. He lives in New York.

2 Results
Written on the Wind: No Good End

Douglas Sirk’s 1956 masterpiece is a visceral tragedy that lays bare the spiritual malaise of the ruling class.

By Blair McClendon

Love’s Labors: The Killing Floor Illuminates the Dream of an Interracial Workers’ Movement

Bill Duke’s feature debut is a rarity in American cinema: a labor film, funded by unions and public money, that balances political urgency with emotional tenderness.

By Blair McClendon