Milk (Gus Van Sant)


MILK (Gus Van Sant) East Bay punk rock was the ostensible rational for the move from my Midwestern roots to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1992. But an underlying factor—which I was too terrified to acknowledge overtly at the time—was that I couldn’t wait to be in a place where I would feel comfortable […]

Gerry (Gus Van Sant)


Gerry— 2002, directed by Gus Van Sant, starring Matt Damon and Casey Affleck I used to say that I could watch Matt Damon read the telephone book and still be entertained. At times this film sorely tests that statement. At other times, however, it’s a stunning achievement. It’s the story (if you can call it […]