Chris Vognar

  1. essays
    Love, Loss, and Empty ShelvesI thought nothing could keep me from my collection. I was wrong.
  2. wait what
    What Is Going On in Spike Lee’s 9/11 HBO Docuseries?NYC Epicenters 9/11–2021 ½ courted controversy before it even aired. Here’s what to know before watching.
  3. an ode
    Tokyo Olympiad Is One of the All-time Great Sports DocumentariesWhen the Olympics came to Tokyo in 1964 (and went off as planned, unlike 2020’s games), Japan hired filmmaker Kon Ichikawa to chronicle the events.
  4. close reads
    The Wild Bunch Is Still the Best Western Ever MadeW.K. Stratton’s definitive new book details the movie’s death, destruction, and unexpected core of tenderness.