Melissa Anderson

 

Melissa Anderson is the senior film critic at the Village Voice, for which she first began writing in 2000. Her work also appears in the publications of the Voice’s film partner, Voice Media Group: LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press, Dallas Observer and OC Weekly.

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  • Truth in advertising: Girls trip hard during their New Orleans getaway in Girls Trip, which maybe doesn't need that possessive apostrophe after all. Malcolm D. Lee's comedy, written by Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver, pops with...

  • 4 days ago | Film and TV

    “Every love story is a ghost story,” David Foster Wallace wrote, more than once. That evocative observation is probed in David Lowery’s A Ghost Story, a film that occasionally reaches a similar level of eloquence. Lowery’s fourth feature reunites ...

  • 4 days ago | Film and TV

    Truth in advertising: Girls trip hard during their New Orleans getaway in Girls Trip, which maybe doesn’t need that possessive apostrophe after all. Malcolm D. Lee’s comedy, written by Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver — the same creative team behind ...

  • 14 days ago | Film and TV

    Ever since her feature debut, The Virgin Suicides (1999), a dreamy, diaphanous tale about the mysteries of girlhood, Sofia Coppola has ranked among the finest distillers of mood (especially languor) and milieu. Those qualities abound in The Beguil...

  • "Every love story is a ghost story," David Foster Wallace wrote, more than once. That evocative observation is probed in David Lowery's A Ghost Story, a film that occasionally reaches a similar level of eloquence.

    Lowery's fourth...

  • Since her feature debut, The Virgin Suicides (1999), Sofia Coppola has ranked among the finest distillers of mood (especially languor) and milieu. Those qualities abound in The Beguiled, her sixth film, an adaptation of Thomas...

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