Matthew Caron

Film

‘Stray Dog’ Challenges Preconceptions of What Life Is Like in an RV Park in the Rural Midwest

We spoke to director Debra Granik about her intimate, arresting new documentary on life in America's changing heartland.
Matthew Caron
7.29.15
Stuff

'L for Leisure' Is a Hilarious Send-Up About the Life of the Mind on Summer Break

Beyond the film's jokey acting and satire-worthy conceit are nuanced meditations on time, the environment and politics.
Matthew Caron
5.18.15
Stuff

This Is What You Get When You Cross a Floating Island Mansion with a Pink Ball Sack

Video artist Jonathan Monaghan's striking Escape Pod fuses together all sorts of objects – human, animal, and other – that nature never intended.
Matthew Caron
3.25.15
Film

This Gorgeous New Film Was Inspired by an Early Internet Legend About 'Fargo'

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter is based on a bizarre urban legend about a Japanese woman who died in North Dakota on a quest for fictitious treasure.
Matthew Caron
3.20.15
Film

The School Where Children Can Do Whatever They Want (Pretty Much)

Director Amanda Rose Wilder talks about "Approaching the Elephant," her new documentary exploring one year at a free school.
Matthew Caron
2.22.15
Film

Manny Kirchheimer's Documentary 'Stations of the Elevated' Is a Paean to the Old New York

Who owns the streets, and who has the right to vandalise them?
Matthew Caron
10.19.14
Music

Jon Langford on Drone Warfare, Alternative Astronomy, and Honky-Tonk

He has been fighting stupid people with his guitar for more than 30 years.
Matthew Caron
2.27.14