More worthwhile reading on The Avengers and The Tree of Life

There are so many reviews and commentaries on The Avengers out there, it’s kind of ridiculous.

But that doesn’t mean you won’t find some sharp needles in the haystack.

Here are a couple that I found particularly, um… sharp.

Anthony Lane in The New Yorker

Michael Leary at Filmwell

And speaking of movies that have conquered massive internet territory, here’s a thoughtful new piece on The Tree of Life by Nick Olson.

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at lookingcloser.org soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.


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