Mark Rappaport

Mark Rappaport’s film include From the Journals of Jean Seberg and Rock Hudson’s Home Movies. Four collections of his essays and fictions — all about film — The Moviegoer Who Knew Too Much(F)au(x)tobiographies, and The Secret Life Of Moving Shadows — Pt 1 and Pt 2 are available as e-books. Many of his films are available for streaming on Fandor.com. Since 2015, Rappaport has made 17 video essays ranging from 10 minutes to an hour, including one for Talkhouse, The Empty Screen.

Talks

Underrated/Overlooked: Mark Rappaport on The Mountain

By Mark Rappaport | January 7, 2020

Underrated/Overlooked: Mark Rappaport on The Mountain

Mark Rappaport bangs a drum for Rick Alverson's '50s-set drama starring Jeff Goldblum as a wandering lobotomist.

Ignore the Title, You Were Never Really Here is an Upsetting, Beautiful Masterpiece

By Mark Rappaport | April 13, 2018

Ignore the Title, You Were Never Really Here is an Upsetting, Beautiful Masterpiece

Mark Rappaport is wowed by Lynne Ramsay's long-awaited fourth feature, a film that confirms her as one of our most important living directors.

Video Essay: Mark Rappaport on The Empty Screen

By Mark Rappaport | February 6, 2017

Video Essay: Mark Rappaport on The Empty Screen

A new video essay from Mark Rappaport about movies in movies, and how the screen watches us just as we watch it.

Mark Rappaport (From the Journals of Jean Seberg) Talks Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer

By Mark Rappaport | July 1, 2014

Mark Rappaport (From the Journals of Jean Seberg) Talks Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer

I never liked science-fiction movies. I always thought they were propaganda for a neat, tidy, immaculately designed future...