Yi-Yi (A One and a Two) (2000)

2007 Update: In honor of the recently departed Edward Yang, let me nudge you toward picking up Criterion's glorious edition of the late filmmaker's masterful film Yi-Yi (A One and a Two). Here's a look back at my original response to the film from 2000. I was effusive in my praise then, and were I to rewrite this review, I'd be even more enthusiastic. … [Read more...]

Opus in Awe

Jason "Opus" Morehead is sharing his renewed sense of wonder. … [Read more...]

What’s Your Favorite Movie Poster?

Here's a look at the top-grossing movie posters of all-time, divided up by their MPAA rating. (Thanks, Stuart Blessman.) … [Read more...]

Specials: Harry Potter; Mother Teresa; Wilson on Atheism Books; Cummings on Satyajit Ray

I'm a week late to this blog entry, but wow... Andy Whitman writes about music better than just about anybody I know. And now he's posted a home-run entry about Harry Potter. - Yesterday I posted news about the new book on Mother Teresa. Here's more on Mother Teresa's dark night of the soul, from Amy Wellborn. - Here's a list you haven't seen before: John Wilson, the voracious reader who edits Books and Culture, rates his top five books on atheism. Know before you … [Read more...]