Decent Films is Angry with Benji!

What new "family movie" movie offers a caution to viewers because of "a depiction of an abusive household including references to wife beating and child abuse; depiction of cruelty to animals..."? … [Read more...]

Trailer of the Moment: Wes Anderson’s Bill Murray film

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou is the strangest title of the year. It also has one of the most promising trailers. … [Read more...]

Whoever you’re voting for… Will Ferrell is a funny man.

And here he is, reprising one of his greatest roles, as our Commander-in-Chief, with a special message for all Americans. … [Read more...]

My Chat with the Chairman of the NEA

In the new issue of Response, you'll find an article about, and an interview with, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Dana Gioia. (There are two separate links on that page, so check out both of them.) Plus, this issue includes my commentary on films about cloning... … [Read more...]