When we speak of our "favorite" movies, books, or music, repetition is the most common metric to measure our enthusiasm. There is an inescapable (if at times embarrassing) logic to that measurement. If I have watched Zoolander a half dozen times and Army of Shadows only twice, does that not indicate that I like the former more than the latter?
Some films go down easy. They become personal favorites based on fond memories of entertaining first viewings shared with friends and family. One revisits them with nostalgia or pauses from… Continue reading "Favorite Film Series: In Cold Blood (Brooks, 1967)"
While Niebuhr coined one of the most quoted Christian prayers in recent history, the Serenity Prayer, many young people such as myself have never been exposed to him in their general education, despite being from a Christian household.