Richard Locke

Richard Locke is professor of writing and director of nonfiction at the Columbia University School of the Arts. He is working on a book on the literary use of children from Dickens to the present.

Globalization and Its Discontents

The directors of movies Babel and Caché tell complex stories of families caught in ever-expanding worlds

by Richard Locke | Thursday, March 01, 2007

Realism With a Heart

The Dardenne brothers bring an idiosyncratic sympathy to their portrayals of Belgian lowlifes

by Richard Locke | Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Grand Horse Opera

The best Westerns celebrate our history and criticize the ugly stereotypes of the genre

by Richard Locke | Sunday, June 01, 2008