How to watch movies and read books more intelligently, according to New York’s most powerful critics

What are you thinking? (Reuters/Claudia Daut) Sometimes it seems we’ll never get back to the blissful college days of doing nothing but reading, thinking, and discussing. (Or drinking while discussing. Or drinking while not discussing.) The farther you get along in career and family, the more you wonder: Will I ever find time to finish…Read more How to watch movies and read books more intelligently, according to New York’s most powerful critics

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SILENCE

  Words written but hardly spoken, tell the story of a man who brought his faith to those who would not listen and persecuted, made a show of turning coat while believing that much stronger and with more conviction. Now twenty five years waiting, the story will be told about Silence. Silence is the name…Read more SILENCE

In Dubious Battle, a beckoning beacon

'At last it was evening. The lights on the street outside came on, and the Neon restaurant sign on the corner jerked on and off, exploding its hard red light in the air. Into Jim Nolan's room the sign threw a soft red light. For two hours Jim had been sitting in a small, hard…Read more In Dubious Battle, a beckoning beacon

FILM NOIR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7lLS7agQl4 I recently decided to venture into providing myself with a cinematic education, simply by watching films. Unsure of where to start, I decided to choose the nebula of film noir. I can’t say why I decided to pick this genre, maybe its my overall fondness for the genre, maybe it was because I had…Read more FILM NOIR