Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “film”

Is This Subsidy Good For Christian Art?

Sam M. sends along an interesting story from the Hollywood Reporter. Excerpt: …

Posted February 15th, 2014

Good Film Violence, Bad Film Violence

“12 Years a Slave” and “The Passion of the Christ” deployed violence to very different receptions.

Posted January 22nd, 2014

Horror Films & The Mystery Of Evil

Commenting on The Exorcist at 40, Tom Hibbs contrasts that film with …

Posted November 1st, 2013

Tears Of Repentance, Tears Of Mercy

My pastor said in his homily today: This is the summation of …

Posted September 29th, 2013

Shanda Fur Die Breeders

Ever heard the Yiddish phrase shanda fur die goyim? A shanda fur …

Posted September 9th, 2013

This Is The Market

So, I had an illuminating and unsentimental conversation with a film and …

Posted June 14th, 2013

On Not Seeing Terrence Malick’s Art

I don’t know about you, but director Terrence Malick’s The Tree Of …

Posted May 1st, 2013

It’s Different With Kids

What you see in movies (and the wider culture) changes when you become a parent.

Posted December 27th, 2012

Hobbitses! We Got Hobbitses!

Posted September 19th, 2012

Pauline Kael & The Power of Criticism

Here’s a terrific essay by the great Clive James, reviewing a collection …

Posted August 27th, 2012

Murat Palta, Neo-Ottoman Genius

Victor Morton bait! Istanbul-based artist Murat Palta has created a series of …

Posted July 26th, 2012

Worst Hollywood Jesus Idea

If you want to make a tidy sum, short Paul Verhoeven’s stock: …

Posted June 20th, 2012