Growr!

I always like stuff like this.  Last week, I noted that the good folks at ShoulderHill Entertainment are moving forward with plans to film my horror screenplay Bury The Dead later this year.  SH’s Steven Addair,…

Game: Donkey Kong Country Returns

One of the troubles with technological art forms is that the technology sometimes forces the shape of the art.  Alfred Hitchcock used to complain about this in the movies, even though he was always one of…

Film: “Hereafter”

Great director (Clint Eastwood), attractive cast (led by Matt Damon), talented screenwriter (Peter Morgan), interesting subject (uh, death) – and none of it works.  That’s showbiz. I hate to blame the screenwriter for anything because I know…

Lust, Caution

Bad title, good movie.  Really good, in fact.  Compelling, surprising, brutally honest.  Ang Lee directs the insanely appealing Wei Tang in a story of sex and espionage in World War II-era Shanghai. On one level, this…

Our Fathers: God on “Justified”

“We know that a person is justified not by the works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ.”  Galatians 2:16 Sigmund Freud believed that God was no more than a projection of our ideal…

A Couple of Interviews

There are two new and interesting interviews with me online now – interesting to me anyway!  One’s over at PJTV where I spoke with the lovely Danika Quinn about the Tea Party and the way it’s…

2012

Weekend’s here so it’s time to recommend yet another mindless entertainment.  Finally got around to seeing 2012 and it was not bad at all.  Wonderful special effects, plus good performances. Excellent pro-father attitude with an underlying…

KOC Comment

Just a quick comment on this week’s Klavan on the Culture.  I’ve done my mock Oscar routine a couple of times before, once for the LA Times, once either on a blog or for Big Hollywood,…

A Good Education

I’m a bit embarrassed to say I stayed away from this movie because I assumed it was part of Hollywood’s ongoing attempt to normalize child sexuality and win sympathy for child molesters.  I have friends who…