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Michael Atkinson

Michael Atkinson is a writer, poet and film critic. His latest book is the novel Hemingway Cutthroat.

A carefully etched portrayal of an absurd society eating itself alive. more

Feb 22, 2018 11:17 AM Dispatches

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Haneke’s not the first to target the haute bourgeoisie’s hollowness and cruel culpability, but in this season of squalid power, he may be the best. more

Jan 16, 2018 1:41 PM Dispatches

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In Theo Anthony’s “Rat Film,” rodent history intertwines with a human geography of urban injustice. more

Sep 14, 2017 4:29 PM Dispatches

The film is one of those prize indies that spools out and grows in your head for days afterwards. more

Aug 12, 2017 12:45 PM Dispatches

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