Tiger, Tiger, Burning Blight: The Problem With Pi-ety

If A. O. Scott's description of Ang Lee's movie Life of Pi is accurate, then he's confirming my suspicions about the hollowness of the narrative's heart. That is to say, he's assuring me that the movie preserves the fundamental wishy-washiness of the book's core ideas. … [Read more...]

Hello, “Goodbye”

A.O. Scott's review of Ramin Bahrani's third feature Goodbye Solo has reached out from my laptop screen and grabbed me by the eyeballs.Here are a few snippets: … [Read more...]