Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonDecember 07, 2018
The messages of “Mary” that can be applied to our own age are received early, and often.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonNovember 30, 2018
There is a richness to “Roma” that will likely take multiple viewings to absorb. Every gesture is revealing; every image is a window.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonNovember 21, 2018
The short but contentious reign of Queen Anne serves as a study of unbridled ambition and ruthless power.
Faith Faith in FocusJohn AndersonNovember 06, 2018
In the “current climate” it has evidently become much easier to hate. But it has also easy to feel self-satisfied about doing the smallest amount of good.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonNovember 01, 2018
Queen’s Freddie Mercury was pop’s most flamboyant performer—a closeted icon who rode a gay aesthetic to stardom.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonOctober 12, 2018
Damien Chazelle’s "First Man" is a remarkably idiosyncratic movie, given the usual heroic/fantastic presentation on screen of space travel—or anything involving the heavens.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonOctober 04, 2018
“A Star Is Born” is not only among the most self-reflective of Hollywood vehicles but the most resilient; when clichés work they are called conventions.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonSeptember 14, 2018
The film tells the story of Louie Zamperini, who spent 47 days at sea before being rescued, imprisoned and tortured by the Japanese.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonSeptember 07, 2018
In Xavier Giannoli’s new movie, an intrepid reporter is asked by the Vatican to compile a report on a reputed miracle.