Something Happened. It's the title of one of my favorite-ever novels, by Joseph "Catch-22" Heller, and a book too often overlooked. It's a terrifically and purposefully and necessarily digressive work, not to mention a tragic mea culpa, but the two-word under-overstatement is simultaneously one of t ... More >>
Michael Apted's famous 'Up' series presses into its eighth episode
I began writing this on Friday, hours after NRA loon-in-chief Wayne LaPierre offered his predictably over-the-top defense of gun nuts, pimps and apologists for the weapons industry. Hard to imagine the cognitive dissonance required of somebody who can stick to his, yes, guns in the face of ... More >>
An ailing franchise gets another chance with 'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader'
Not even Michael Gambons 18th century hat head can save a wretch like Amazing Grace
Movie of the Week: The Execution of Private Slovik
Robb Moss wayback machine; plus Nir Bergmans Broken Wings