Archives for January 5, 2010

Letters to Father Jacob (2009) – Guest Reviewer N.W. Douglas

[Note: This review was submitted by N.W Douglas, an undergraduate film student at Simon Fraser University. He's fired up about a film he recently discovered, and his enthusiasm has certainly put the title on my list of films to see in 2009. - Jeffrey]•A guest review by N.W. Douglas.•In the vein of Robert Bresson, Klaus Härö's Letters To Father Jacob is simple and staggering.Leila (Kaarina Hazard), an incarcerated criminal, receives an unexpected early pardon from her life se … [Read more...]

Looking Closer’s Favorite Movies of 2009, Part 3 (The Top Ten!)

And here they are at last: My ten favorite movies of 2009. … [Read more...]

It’s Filling Up Fast! The Glen Workshop 2010 is Open for Registration!

84 people have already registered for The Glen Workshop.That's what Image journal's publisher Greg Wolfe reported yesterday, when registration finally opened for the public.So don't wait! Workshops are filling up fast.Here's the tough part. You have to choose. Which workshop or seminar do you want to attend?A songwriting workshop with Over the Rhine, a drawing workshop with the great Barry Moser, a writing workshop with the author of Girl Meets God and Mudhouse … [Read more...]