Paprika (2006)

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This brief review of Paprika was originally published in Risen magazine. - In 2001, Hayao Miyazake’s Spirited Away won the Best Animated Feature Oscar, and introduced the glory of Japanese animation to a much larger American audience. Unfortunately, some of Japan’s most extraordinary animators are still relatively unknown in the U.S. You probably haven’t heard of Satoshi Kon. And thus you’ve probably missed Paprika, which isn’t just the most imaginative animated film of last … [Read more...]

Saturdays are Better with a Dash of Flannery O’Connor

I'm taking a break from my four-day editing marathon to give the editor in my head some rest. In the meantime, I'm meditating on a few quotations from Flannery O'Connor. … [Read more...]

Leigh Nash: Sixpence None the Richer is Reuniting

On her MySpace page, Leigh Nash makes it official: Literally a few hours before I was told my father had died, I met up with Matt (Sixpence band mate) for coffee. He got married back in May and had been in Italy for 6 months. I was looking forward to seeing him and hearing about their travels! While he was away we had both been thinking about the band and what we had all those years and what we took for granted. We were missing each other and the gift that I believe God gave us- I knew before … [Read more...]


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