Child-Like Wonder at E.T.

Death, Childhood, and Reeses Pieces
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Ben-Hur Discovers the Epic Epicness of Grace

A colossal epic about the journey of faith. [Read more...]

The Godfather’s Justice

“For justice, we must go to Don Corleone.” [Read more...]

A Vertiginous Horror

A creepy psychodrama about heights and blondes. [Read more...]

No Savior for the Raging Bull

Scorsese’s bleak early masterpiece. [Read more...]

Easy Ride, Awful Film

I tried to find merit in Easy Rider. Really, I did. I found none. [Read more...]

City Lights: Seeing Past the Surface

Is Chaplin’s classic as good as they say? [Read more...]

The Lion King: Disney’s Almost Christian Tale

A messianic film? [Read more...]

Touch of Depravity

Orson Welles’ second-best film. [Read more...]

Mary Poppins and Saving Mr. Banks: On Loving Imperfect Fathers

What a beloved classic film and the Disneyfied history of its making can teach us about honoring imperfect fathers. [Read more...]


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