New on Tinsel:

interstellartrailer-e1415750299128

Gratitude for Five Years at Patheos – Moving On

We’ve built an entertainment site of which I am extremely proud. [Read more...]

Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking

Despite its Title, Stephen Hawking’s Biopic Earns an “Incomplete”

“The Theory of Everything” features a remarkable lead performance by Eddie Redmayne, but falls short stylistically and biographically. [Read more...]

Screen Shot 2014-11-26 at 2.16.33 PM

Video: Watch the Trailer for ‘The Bible’ Sequel ‘AD’

Watch the brand new trailer for ‘AD,’ the story of the Book of Acts. [Read more...]

Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons) providing motivation for Andrew Weiman (Miles Teller)

“Whiplash”: A Pulse-Quickening Musical Battle of Wills

An almost unbearably intense drama about a music teacher and his drumming student? Yes, such a thing exists. [Read more...]

A very little princess, held by the Bamboo Cutter

“Princess Kaguya”: A Treasure for its Visual Beauty, Despite its Flawed Story

The latest film from Ghibli, Japan’s masterful animation studio, astounds with its visuals while suffering from second-half sluggishness. [Read more...]

Reviews of Movies Now Playing

Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking

Despite its Title, Stephen Hawking’s Biopic Earns an “Incomplete”

“The Theory of Everything” features a remarkable lead performance by Eddie Redmayne, but falls short stylistically and biographically. [Read more...]

Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons) providing motivation for Andrew Weiman (Miles Teller)

“Whiplash”: A Pulse-Quickening Musical Battle of Wills

An almost unbearably intense drama about a music teacher and his drumming student? Yes, such a thing exists. [Read more...]

A very little princess, held by the Bamboo Cutter

“Princess Kaguya”: A Treasure for its Visual Beauty, Despite its Flawed Story

The latest film from Ghibli, Japan’s masterful animation studio, astounds with its visuals while suffering from second-half sluggishness. [Read more...]

Gael Garcia Bernal as journalist Maziar Bahari, in "Rosewater"

“Rosewater”: the Horrible Buffoonery of Iranian Theocracy

Jon Stewart’s directorial debut tells the true-life story of an imprisoned, Iranian-born journalist, effectively showing a populace longing for freedom from theocracy. [Read more...]

Out of the Theater: Rebecca on Life, Etc.

How_West

Book Discussion: ‘How the West Really Lost God’ by Mary Eberstadt

Mary Eberstadt moves through social science to a mystical conclusion about the relationship of family bonds to familiar faith. [Read more...]

1401284312004-angelou-00005

The Caged Bird is Free: Remembering the Life and Words of Maya Angelou

A Tribute to the Life and Words of Maya Angelou [Read more...]

IMG_1858

The Horrible, Awful Story of How My Children Caged Me – Nic Cage, That Is

It started with the silverware drawer. Never open the silverware drawer unprepared. [Read more...]

IMG_2610

How I Make Artisan Sourdough Bread Rounds Using the Bread Machine (With Photos)

A step by step guide to making super yummy, super delicious artisan sourdough bread. [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X