Michael Leary’s Film-think; “No Country” Re-examined

Nobody I know takes the question "What is Christian film criticism?" more seriously than Michael Leary. And so I'm thrilled to find him starting up a new site ... film-think where he's posting his thoughts on movies.Check out recent posts on … [Read more...]

Looking Closer’s Film Forum: “Away from Her”

I'm eager to see Sarah Polley's directorial debut, Away from Her, because it is reported to include¬†a brilliant performance by Julie Christie. But most of all, I want to see it for its subject. How often do filmmakers give moviegoers the privilege of deeply and carefully considering the lives and challenges of characters older than 40? Pshaw!! say the moviegoers, rushing out to keep Disturbia and Delta Farce in the top five at the box office.Oh well... Sarah Polley has never been one to … [Read more...]