About Kenneth R. Morefield

Film History Spotlight: Max Ophuls


Max Ophuls didn’t invent the tracking shot, but he may have used it more effectively than anyone else. [Read more...]

An Open Secret (Berg, 2014)


Billed as “The Film Hollywood Doesn’t Want You to See,” Amy Berg’s documentary claims the practice of child molestation in the entertainment industry is pervasive. [Read more...]

Where Was God? (Palmer, 2014)


We call natural disasters “Acts of God,” but we struggle to square them with our providential worldview. [Read more...]

Our Man in Tehran (Taylor and Weinstein, 2013)

Ambassador Ken Taylor--the titular Our Man in Tehran.

The remarkable thing about Our Man in Tehran is its ability (much like Rory Kennedy’s Last Days in Vietnam which also played at the festival) to take a complex situation and distill it without being reductive. [Read more...]

Misery Loves Comedy (Pollak, 2015)

Jimmy Fallon in Misery Loves Comedy.

The relationship between suffering and comedy is hardly an unexamined one. Think for a moment: what do we mean by comic “relief”? Relief from what? [Read more...]

American Sniper DVD Giveaway (Concluded)


Warner Brothers is donating $1 for each sold American Sniper DVD, up to $1 million, to The Wounded Warrior Project. [Read more...]