Reading Mark Greif’s new book on thought and fiction in midcentury America, Part 2.
Reading Mark Greif’s new book on thought and fiction in midcentury America, Part 1.
HBO has improved on George R.R. Martin's novels. Why that's not exactly a good thing.
Mad Men posed life's biggest questions to TV audiences.
The new Star Wars films will be a world rather than a story.
Simon Curtis's artless film is nevertheless a powerful warning against forgetting history.
Part 1 in a series of essays in praise of the films of Shane Carruth.
Shane Carruth is an unrecognized film genius who will probably never get his due.
A manifesto against a permissive society.
It's time to chill out about the Crusades.