One of the most underappreciated things about Ronald Reagan is the connection between his comedic gift and
his talent as an actor.
If our society prefers the “John Wick” world to the one Capra defined, it makes sense that we are in the mess we have.
Reagan shows us how Grover Cleveland Alexander was more than just a character in a movie to him. Alexander was a fellow human being with an interior life.
"Enola Holmes 2" tones down the wokeness, but it’s not enough to make it a good film.
Why should movies only be viewed through the lens of a critic?
It’s high time for a miniseries about the highly imaginative creator of Netflix’s “The Crown.”
It really was a world-changing moment, that Battle of Concord, and yet how did it come about?
In his battle with the studio Stalinists, Ronald Reagan did not stand alone.
Why are unspeakably middle-class kids throwing soup at paintings and glueing themselves to walls?
Or just life in prison without parole?
Bono might not be Jesus, but he re-introduced me to Him.
The added perspective of a memoir can be the
best salve for the soul.
Ronald Reagan’s Hollywood experience taught him there is nothing worse than a free human being in the eyes of an ideologue.
We are subject to time, yet there is this God-given difference between us and all other creatures: we transcend time by memory.
Ayn Rand, Rose Wilder Lane, and Isabel Paterson fought valiantly against the New Deal’s redefinition of the American dream as equal access to state management.
John Tamny’s book, read by enough of us, really could succeed in making common sense about money common knowledge.
Despite the uneven plot, flat characters, and underdeveloped themes, “Hellraiser” succeeds in the most important element of a horror film: It is scary and dark.
Haunted by a tradition of an innocent scapegoat crucified out of fear and envy, we are constantly competing over who is the most victimized by events, past and present. But that’s not who Jesus was.
Longfellow does give us, in the final stanzas, a moral to the poem, and that perhaps is not to our contemporary tastes.
This Halloween let’s watch “Arsenic and Old Lace” for its great, macabre humor, the silly prejudices of “sweet” old ladies, loads of laughs, and as always, the incomparable Cary Grant.