Author Archives: Jake Rutkowski

Jake Rutkowski

Jake Rutkowski is interested in film genre and its place at the intersection of commodity and myth-making. He wrote his Master’s thesis at Rutgers University on genre semantics and the African-American hero in western films of the 1970s. Currently threading film criticism into his life as a university administrator, he writes at Cutting to Continuity.

On James Jones and the Limits of “Eternity”: An Interview with Tony Williams

James Jones The Limits of Eternity cover

There’ve been other negative eras in American history, but there’s always been that spirit of resilience and resistance.

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A Bold Look: Robert Kenner’s Command and Control

Command and Control film

Command and Control gives a mostly eyewitness account of an otherwise ordinary workplace accident at a nuclear warhead storage facility that could have led to full-scale devastation in the American South.

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