A Hidden Life (2019)

A Hidden Life is a movie that I wish every moviegoer in the world would experience on the big screen while they have the chance. But I'm also holding back from what feels to me like excessive praise.


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Song to Song (2017)

The latest Terrence Malick pageant of glamorous lovers and their interior-monologues meanders into monotony.


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Knight of Cups (or, All My Favorite Critics Disagree)

Terrence Malick's films tend to divide film critics, even those who usually agree. This time, his work has sent them careening in all directions.


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Do you ever dream a movie?

This morning, my friend Bob Denst — a gifted poet who is studying in Seattle Pacific University's MFA in Creative Writing program — sent me this note: "Had a dream that I was watching a new Terrence Malick movie this morning." But as Malick movies go... this one gets pretty weird.


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Looking Closer at Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups

Terrence Malick's Knight of Cups screened at Berlinale today. Here come the reviews...


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