The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Our Understated Habit of Daydreaming

Big dreams in everyday life. [Read more...]

Grudge Match Teaches Forgiveness

A surprising story of second chances. [Read more...]

Mandela’s Long Walk to Moral Leadership

A type of leadership uncommon in the US today. [Read more...]

The Wolf of Wall Street and the New American Dream

The land of opportunity gives way to the land of entitlement. [Read more...]

City Lights: Seeing Past the Surface

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

Llewyn Davis is Empty and Pointless

In case you didn’t know, these filmmakers are nihilists. [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...]

The Hobbit: Second Verse, Better Than the First

A welcome return to Middle Earth. [Read more...]

This Week on Sleepy Hollow: Family Matters

Family is a good thing, but it won’t save you. [Read more...]

The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Heckling

Lessons on truth and criticism from NBC’s The Sound of Music Live. [Read more...]

Out of the Furnace … and into the darkness

A great journey into the depravity of the mundane. [Read more...]

What’s past is prologue, and it’s probably better too! Reflections on a classic horror flick.

Old isn’t worse! [Read more...]


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