Writer & Director: A Conversation with Tom “Win Win” McCarthy

Did you love The Station Agent like I did? How about Pixar's Up? Are you a fan of The Wire? Have you taken your friends to see Win Win yet? … [Read more...]

You cannot escape.

If you like LookingCloser.org, you should know that I carry on additional conversations with readers and friends in various places online, including... … [Read more...]

Dark on Bell

Why do we need the word "hell"? … [Read more...]

Death is Dead

Why this Friday is good: … [Read more...]

My Conversation with Sam Phillips: An IMAGE Interview

For a limited time, my interview with Sam Phillips from IMAGE's 20th Anniversary Issue is available online. … [Read more...]

How Great is Ayn Rand? David Bentley Hart… Shrugs.

In the current issue of First Things, David Bentley Hart delivers a memorable rant on Rand. What does this have to do with Terrence Malick? Read on! … [Read more...]

David Bentley Hart Shrugged (or How Great is Ayn Rand?)

In the current issue of First Things, David Bentley Hart delivers a memorable rant on Rand. What does this have to do with Terrence Malick? Read on! … [Read more...]

Win Win (2011)

My thoughts on Win Win — and its commonalities with the film Another Year — are up at Image. … [Read more...]

Another Year (2011)

My thoughts on Another Year — and its commonalities with the film Win Win — are up at Image. … [Read more...]

Squirming in My Theatre Seat: Thoughts on “Another Year” and “Win Win”

My thoughts on two excellent new films are up at Image today. … [Read more...]


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