Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Nanni Moretti


Tuesday, October 30 2012

Do they Know We're in Darkness?: 'We Have a Pope'

In refusing to depict the nature of divinity that's absolutely necessary to a story about the papal election, We Have a Pope squanders a great premise with theologically flat reflection.

Monday, May 16 2011

Cannes Film Festival: Polisse and Habemus Papam

The Cannes Official Competition list is known for its predictability, year after year featuring films by directors who won Cannes prizes previously.

Saturday, December 31 1994

The Son's Room (2001)

The rest of 'The Son's Room' concerns the survivors' efforts to live with their guilt, rage, sorrow, and, perhaps especially, with each other.

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