The Eternal Father: Two Films by Derek Cianfrance

By Christopher Sharrett. I hesitated as I began this essay, chiefly because I came across some interviews with Derek Cianfrance, whose work is the subject of these remarks. What he has to say struck me as banal, or immature, or conservative, particularly in his expression of a yearning for the father, and the meaning of … Continue reading The Eternal Father: Two Films by Derek Cianfrance