Wild Rose rises above star-is-born clichés

Wild Rose has the stuff to be the year's biggest crowdpleaser... but it's already disappearing from theaters. Don't let it get away.

Frame 2: Another Psalm 12

A personal paraphrase of Psalm 12, in which the Scripture becomes, in the moment, a "living word" indeed.

My ‘Nai Nai’ … and why I don’t care for The Farewell

The summer's most surprising hit, The Farewell has almost every critic singing its praises. Me, I might be a heartless monster, because I wasn't moved by it at all.

Georgia O’Keeffe and others review The Lion King (2019)

Disney celebrates itself by making a shot-for-shot, photo-realistic remake of…

Toy Story 4 and the Gabby Gabby problem

In Part 3 of my review, we wrestle with questions about controversial plot…

Well played, Pixar! Thoughts on Toy Story 4

Part One of a three-part reflection on Toy Story 4, in which I am proven wrong…

I Am Not a Witch (2018)

Don't miss this overlooked treasure from 2018: a mystical "fantasy" about a…

Booksmart (2019)

Booksmart is certainly energetic and exciting. But do its high-powered hormones…