Last night, I took a break from a stressful week to catch my breath and watch The Little Prince. It seemed like just the sort of fairy tale feature that would rekindle my own storytelling instincts and make me want to… well… make stuff. And it almost did. A story within a
On Wednesday night, I had the privilege of joining my friends Alissa Wilkinson and Kevin McLenithan for an in-depth discussion of the best things we’ve watched on screens this year. Each of us listed our top three, made our case for their greatness, and then listed a bunch of honorable mentions. What
Many Evangelicals: “Make America Great Again.” The Bible: “Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, for anger resides in the bosom of fools. Do not say, ‘Why is it that the former days were better than these?’ For it is not from wisdom that you ask about
No Country for Old Men is streaming on Netflix Instant. And I disagree with the prevailing opinion — the one that says it's nihilistic. Here's my original review.
"Over the last decade, I may have learned more from Jeffrey Overstreet's writing on film, art, and culture than nearly anyone else I know. I am so thrilled that he's joining Houston Baptist University this summer to teach this incredible film class for our MA in Cultural Apologetics."
- Joshua Sikora, director of the Cinema & New Media Arts program at Houston Baptist University
Looking for the archive of film reviews? Here it is.
What is a "nous"? What does "theoria" mean? These two words are at the heart of Looking Closer's vision.
Looking Closer Recommends
These new Netflix highlights:
And here's my favorite song from one of my favorite records of the year so far:
Don't miss these films if they play in your neighborhood: