2013 Blockbuster Roundup

The Year the Blockbuster Busted [Read more…]

Bambi: The Deer King

Death, love, and parenting in Disney’s most lethal tale. [Read more…]

Ella Enchanted/Ella Transformed

Her curse is our only hope. [Read more…]

American Gods: Made in the U.S.A.

Call me unpatriotic, but when it comes to deities, I don’t buy American [Read more…]

The World’s End: We can finally laugh at ground zero of the apocalypse.

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are back for a journey through small-town England to the bitter end…or amber. [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…]

Ain’t Them Bodies Saints or Sinners

A doomed romance in the Hill Country of Texas. [Read more…]

Grandmaster, Your Kungfu is Weak

The Grandmaster fails [Read more…]

The Once and Future (Totally Depraved) King

In which everyone is awful, and King Arthur very nearly becomes a Calvinist [Read more…]

‘Just One More Thing’ We Can Learn from Columbo

A valuable life lesson from TV’s beloved detective [Read more…]

Jobs as Vicariously Living of the Selfish Life

The new biopic falls under Steve Jobs’s spell [Read more…]

The Butler Serves Racial Equality

The Butler is the Forrest Gump of the civil rights movement. [Read more…]

This is the way the world ends… and starts up again

How the most inept and inefficient part of our government saves civilization. [Read more…]

Why I Am Not a Fundamentalist

What makes a Fundamentalist a Fundamentalist, and why they’re wrong. [Read more…]


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