#17: Arts & Faith Top 25 Spiritually Significant Films about Growing Older Persuasion won four BAFTA awards, including best “single drama” made for television. Yet for a film as esteemed… Continue reading "Persuasion (Michell, 1995)"
Arts & Faith Spiritually Significant Films on Growing Old(er): #13 Carl Theodor Dreyer’s final film, Gertrud, is one of those slow, stand-offish masterpieces that tends to embolden naysayers to such… Continue reading "Gertrud (Dreyer, 1964)"
I have felt increasingly out of step with the film blogosphere this year. I am ambivalent about most of the films garnering awards or nomination. Roma left me listless. The… Continue reading "2018 Top 10"
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?