Michelle Orange

 

Michelle Orange is a regular film contributor for the Village Voice, LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

Latest Stories

  • 6 months ago | Film Reviews

    In the spring of 1979, with a new film to promote, Woody Allen agreed to a lengthy profile in the New York Times Magazine. In it, Allen talks a little about Manhattan, the film in question, which follows an alter ego named Isaac through a period o...

  • Almost 40 years on, Woody Allen's Manhattan is shackled to a new context, if one bound as ever to its creator and star, whose alleged and established behavior sets the film's depiction of its lead's relationship with 17-year-old Tracy...

  • 1 year ago | Film and TV

    The Bronx is burning in the introductory episodes of The Get Down, Netflix’s new series that presents as urban-cinematic fable the genesis of rap. The cluttered, over-caffeinated 90-minute pilot, directed by creator and executive producer Baz Luhr...

  • 2 years ago | Film Reviews

    In Zootopia, animals do a lot of the things that animals in Disney movies usually do: They speak, to begin with; they walk upright and wear funny clothes; they exhibit attitudes that align or ironically misalign with their species' appearance and ...

  • In Zootopia, animals do a lot of the things that animals in Disney movies usually do: They speak, to begin with; they walk upright and wear funny clothes; they exhibit attitudes that align or ironically misalign with their species'...

  • The Dardenne brothers, Luc and Jean-Pierre, are known to explore characters trapped by social and economic circumstance, challenging with curiosity and compassion the assumptions attached to the lives of less fortunate others. With Two Days,...

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