War Horse (2011)

[This review was originally published at Good Letters, the blog hosted by Image.]•Was there a horse story in your childhood?My wife Anne cherished Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty, C.W. Anderson’sThe Blind Connemara, and Marguerite Henry’s Stormy and White Stallion of Lipizza. When she wasn’t reading about horses, she was riding them. In the saddle by the time she was in elementary school, Anne rode both English and Western. My favorite photograph from her childhood, she’s astride a leaping … [Read more...]

War Horse (2011)

My review of Steven Spielberg's War Horse is up at Image's blog, Good Letters.  … [Read more...]

The Fearsome and the Childlike in the Films of Steven Spielberg

In my book Through a Screen Darkly, I wrote quite a bit about the films of Steven Spielberg. But those thoughts are scattered throughout the book.Today you can read my new overview of Spielberg's entire career as a director...  … [Read more...]