Honeydripper (2007) – A Guest Review by Kenneth R. Morefield

Here's our second report from Kenneth R. Morefield of Campbell University at the Toronto International Film Festival... and now he's got me adding yet another must-see to my already long list for the coming months. It's exciting to read that the John Sayles I know and love is still doing what he does best. - I have seen fourteen of John Sayles’s first fifteen films, most more than once, and the only one I didn’t like was his last one (“Silver City”). So it was with an odd mix of … [Read more...]

Fantasy and Myth at a Seattle Brewery

Would you like an evening with... -great ale -good company -and a lot of stimulating discussion about the power of fairy tales and myth? Would you like to gather with kindred spirits (and some rather tasty spirits... of the beverage kind) to toast the career of Madeleine L'Engle? … [Read more...]

Here Come the “Civilians”

The album I've been waiting for all year comes out tomorrow. Here's Thom Jurek's review. … [Read more...]

Pavarotti’s Return to Catholic Faith

At ArtsandFaith.com, Steven Greydanus has noted this detail about Luciano Pavarotti that was overlooked in most obituaries. The diocese had received criticisms that it had gone overboard in honoring a remarried divorcé. But Pavarotti's parish priest, Fr. Remo Sartori, said the twice-married singer had been reconciled with the Catholic faith, reported the Sydney Morning Herald. Pavarotti had received the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick before losing his battle against pancreatic cancer … [Read more...]

Scott Cairns in the Cleveland Daily Banner

An article about one of my favorite human beings has popped up in the Cleveland Daily Banner. … [Read more...]


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