Initial thoughts on The Descendants

In February, I'll be speaking at Seattle Pacific University about the films of 2011. I'll also be appearing on Dick Staub's Kindlings Muse live-podcast show to talk about the same subject.What 2011 films showed us something new, challenging, and worth seeing many times? What movies showed us what we wanted to see, and told us what we wanted to hear, instead of giving us something that we really needed. What movies provided mere entertainment instead of art? What filled the screen with vision … [Read more...]