Aaron Katz

Critically acclaimed writer, director and editor Aaron Katz was born and raised in Portland, OR. His movies include Land Ho!Cold Weather and Quiet City.

Talks

Aaron Katz (Land Ho!) Talks Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea

By Aaron Katz | December 11, 2015

Aaron Katz (Land Ho!) Talks Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea

What might have been a thrillingly old-fashioned seagoing adventure yarn is curiously lacking in both zest and restraint.

Aaron Katz (Land Ho!) Talks Bill Condon’s Mr. Holmes

By Aaron Katz | July 14, 2015

Aaron Katz (Land Ho!) Talks Bill Condon’s Mr. Holmes

The great detective looks back on his last case in old age — but is it really Sherlock, or just a simulacrum?

Aaron Katz (Land Ho!) Talks Lisandro Alonso’s Jauja

By Aaron Katz | March 16, 2015

Aaron Katz (Land Ho!) Talks Lisandro Alonso’s Jauja

A onetime fan of self-consciously antagonistic cinema finds much to admire and contemplate in this unconventional, Argentine-set Western.

Aaron Katz (Land Ho!) Talks Charlie McDowell’s The One I Love

By Aaron Katz | August 21, 2014

Aaron Katz (Land Ho!) Talks Charlie McDowell’s The One I Love

Has another 2014 film so inventively woven together different genres and tones into a cohesive whole? Aaron Katz doesn't think so.

Aaron Katz (Land Ho!) Talks Maclain Way and Chapman Way’s The Battered Bastards of Baseball

By Aaron Katz | July 15, 2014

Aaron Katz (Land Ho!) Talks Maclain Way and Chapman Way’s The Battered Bastards of Baseball

I wish The Battered Bastards of Baseball were half as rowdy as its subject matter. The film examines the Class A Portland Mavericks...