Looking Into the Abyss, and Finding a Way Toward Hope

A decidedly non-Reformed look at faith finds sympathy from a Reformed reader. [Read more...]

Best Audiobooks 2013

A year of reading with the ears. [Read more...]

Like Father, Like Son a Valentine’s Day Gift for Film Lovers

A beautiful lesson in love. [Read more...]

The 20 Best Films of 2013

In a remarkable year of great films, these 20 titles stood above the rest. [Read more...]

The Past Sneaks Up on You

The Past is a richly textured, superbly acted drama, and yet another indication that Farhadi is one of the best current excavators of the human condition. [Read more...]

All Is Lost: A Survival Tale Only on the Surface

A reminder of the importance of “dying well.” [Read more...]

Perseverance Leads to Payoff with ’12 Years a Slave’

A reminder that people—and places—can persevere when there’s a hope set before them. [Read more...]

Parents Are the Problem in Enough Said

An enjoyable, if sometimes frustrating, viewing experience. [Read more...]

In Texas, Saints in Search of a Better Story

The provocatively titled film does little to transcend its inspirations, simply reminding us of earlier influences. [Read more...]

Blanchett Wondrous in Woody’s Humdrum Blue Jasmine

The movie leaves us thinking about the broken-down, “babbling” Jasmine—and not much else. For some that will be enough, but others will long for a film full of fleshed out characters rather than a showcase highlighting one performance. [Read more...]


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