Well, it’s almost Oscar season. My ability to keep up to date with the latest and greatest films has admittedly waned since the addition of a third child to our household. But every once and a while I get to steal away on my own, or with a few friends, to catch a worthwhile film.
A few more thoughts and a clarification regarding my last post about Tree of Life: First a quick clarification: A few friends were quick to contact me about my use of the word “evolution” in reference to 2001 Space Odyssey and Tree of Life. I was not referring to biological evolution. Biological evolution certainly does
I have seen it, and I have decided that any attempt on my part to describe/analyze/or interpret the Terrence Malick film Tree of Life would devastate me. All I can say is that I highly recommend that you see the film. Just be warned; it’s not a typical film experience. As my brother-in-law has observed,
This month's guest post is once again written by Greg Richards. Greg is a graduate of Duke Divinity School and is currently employed as a campus minister working with students at three major universities in San Antonio, TX. Greg and I are both married to spouses who hold a special place in their hearts for
I was disappointed today to find out that the soundtrack from the Cohen Bros. film True Grit was NOT nominated for an Academy Award. The LA Times has called this oversight, "A shame," and I wholeheartedly agree. A few weeks ago I posted my thoughts on the film and underscored the beauty of the soundtrack
I just watched the new Cohen Brothers film True Grit...and loved it. A few weeks back I caught Burn After Reading and find the juxtaposition between these two films most interesting. In Burn After Reading we find the universe a random assortment of cause and effect. The result is a not particularly meaningful existence. Not particularly meaningful beyond the quirky idols each character