John Owen for the Modern World

A stolid work on a stolid Puritan [Read more...]

Games Without Rules is a Winner

An excellent and readable history of Afghanistan [Read more...]

The Revenant’s Brutal World

A chilling vision of Darwinian life [Read more...]

Best Books of 2015

Coyle Neal’s best of the year [Read more...]

The Top 20 Films of 2015

Counting down the year’s 20 best films. [Read more...]

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...]