Firefly is just lukewarm

An underwhelming series and an excellent movie [Read more...]

Middleburg Film Festival Puts Spotlight on Church Scandal

Faith, truth and belief fuel a strong slate of films at an up-and-coming festival. [Read more...]

INTERVIEW: 60 Minutes journalists in pursuit of “Truth”

Sure, Mary Mapes screwed up, but is there more to say about story? [Read more...]

Labyrinth of Lies powerfully confronts the silence of postwar Germany

How does one account for the collective sins of a nation? [Read more...]

The Intern hits us right in the millennial feels

The struggle is real [Read more...]

Everest: Human Courage, Human Frailty

A movie about human courage and frailty in the face of nature’s crushing power. [Read more...]

Wilson’s “Writers to Read” is a pretty solid guide

A good place to start for those who want to read something better [Read more...]

“Grandma” searches for a semblance of love amid tragic dysfunction

A role tailor-made for Lily Tomlin [Read more...]

No Escape is the expat’s worst fears realized

Family-centered, but not family-friendly, action [Read more...]

Birdman: the Torture of Creative Integrity

Review of Birdman, Directed by Alejandro Inarritu Oscars are useful as cultural barometers. They say much about what we think is excellent–and, thus, about ourselves. While the Academy was crowning Alejandro Inarritu’s Birdman Best Picture of 2014, I was watching the film itself, suspecting it was about to win the laurels, wondering what its canonization [Read More...]