November 16, 2018

The link below is to an hour long conversation on the qualities (or lack thereof) of Netflix’s latest film The Outlaw King. My co-host thinks that it respects the historical sources, pays tribute to the muddled mess of Medieval politics, and is respectful of tradition and religion. I think that all of those things are true, and it’s still a boring, disordered movie. You, of course, can be the judge by listening here or to the City of Man Podcast (also… Read more

November 13, 2018

Review of DC Universe’s “Titans”, Episode 5: Together Read more

November 9, 2018

A slow-burn story about dreams, darkness and love captures the essence of the Haruki Murakami short story on which it’s based. Read more

November 6, 2018

Review of “Finding Favour in the Sight of God” by Richard Belcher Read more

November 2, 2018

Review of “Titans”, episode 4 Read more

November 1, 2018

Too dull for too long, and then much too much of everything. Read more

October 27, 2018

Episode 3 of “Titans” gives us food for thought about our past. Read more

October 23, 2018

Highlights from the Middleburg Film Festival Read more

October 22, 2018

Episode 2 of DC’s “Titans” challenges our ability to tell the good guys from the bad guys. Read more

October 19, 2018

J.G. Ballard is a strange writer at the best of times. In the vein of Neal Stephenson, he is not easy to categorize (though he had some solid works in the “New Wave” era of science fiction). Like Empire of the Sun and Crash (I’ve read/seen the former, not the latter), High-Rise is a book that doesn’t fit easily into any genre. (I can’t speak to the movie, as I’ve not seen it.) Which isn’t to say it’s a complicated book. As the the… Read more

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