The Counselor (2013)

counselor - diaz and cruz

Did your plans go wrong? Did a deal go bad?No matter. You can outwit the devil. You can get away clean. You just need the right stuff. Cleverness. Strength. Resourceful friends. Enough money. Slick gadgetry. A holster at your hip. Courage and charm. Oh — and an escape route, in case you need to disappear. Don't worry... you can untangle yourself, learn from your mistakes, and start fresh.This is America, after all. For those who get wise and pull themselves up by their bootstraps, this i … [Read more...]

"Kingdom of Portland"

I'm just asking for trouble.This afternoon I was interviewed live on the Christian radio station KPDQ in Portland, Oregon, today regarding the controversies over Kingdom of Heaven. The Georgene Rice show is at 4:30 p.m. … [Read more...]

Letter of the Day

My comments on Islam in my Kingdom of Heaven review have been tweaked, politely and correctly (I assume), by an attentive reader. Thanks, Kurt! Clearly, I have more to learn on these subjects.... … [Read more...]

"Kingdom of Heaven" – Reviews, Responses

My review of Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven is developing, but I'll say this: I liked it better than Gladiator. … [Read more...]

REVISED: First (and Second) Thoughts on "Kingdom of Heaven"

I saw Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven today. I'll write a review soon. But first, a few comments on how it fits into the trend of new "spiritual" films...Better to call it Kingdom of Tolerance. … [Read more...]


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