Posts tagged “childhood”

The Boy Is the Father of Whatever: Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood”

The director took 12 years to film it, giving his movie time to grow up into a bore.

Posted July 18th, 2014

‘What Maisie Knew’: The Sheep from the Goats

There may not be many movies with happy endings more heartless than …

Posted May 25th, 2013

Sparrows and Fathers

Spurred by Rod’s post on fatherhood in “Portlandia”, I’ve been thinking about …

Posted March 6th, 2013

Making Up Is Hard to Do

A postscript on family structure: One thing children lose when their parents …

Posted July 18th, 2012

Understanding Childhood: Resilience and Sensitivity

How to talk about family disintegration, including your own

Posted July 18th, 2012

The Beasts and Children

If you’re planning to go see Beasts of the Southern Wild this …

Posted July 13th, 2012