Sufan Stevens talks (or doesn’t) to Busted Halo about his faith

Thanks to Heather for pointing out this link. Sufjan Stevens: I think it’s an inherent problem in any kind of public discourse. When you have celebrities talking about their failed marriages or their infidelities or their drug problems, it’s just something that’s not the public’s business. I don’t want to know about Christina…er…whatever…I don’t even know any of these names. I don’t want to know about Britney Spears’ baby. It’s personal. It’s none of my business. … [Read more...]

Paste’s Robert Davis on “The New World”

This review of The New World made me applaud. It's just so terribly exciting when somebody gets what is so brilliant about this film. And Davis hits the nail on the head when he describes Malick's bold choices. I've read long, rambling reviews trying to find words for why the film works. And I've written a few of those reviews. Davis clearly and efficiently captures what's so great about this story. Thank you, Robert Davis, wherever you are. … [Read more...]

“Highly Questionable Content”: The Sarah Stillion Story

If you care about kids and what they're learning in school, and if you care about great art, then let me warn you, when you read what my friend Martin posted on his blog about something that happened to his wife Sarah, well, you might just lose all restraint and start spouting inappropriate language at the computer. … [Read more...]