The reflective depths of "Andor", why we shouldn't aim for "greatness", and an early Scrooge present.
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As one of the cinema's greatest tellers of sacred stories about the soul's struggle turns eighty, we celebrate.
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Movies deal with the worst of life as well as the best - and sometimes they get it right.
I saw “Armageddon Time” with one of the sharpest, wisest, most compassionate elders I know. She’s not without opinions, shall we say, but they are…
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Weekly recommendations of movies that help us reflect meaningfully on our lives, and a few other things besides...
Welcome to Soul Telegram: Movies & Meaning - it's a genuine joy for us to share our love of cinematic storytelling and light, with a bonus diversion…
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Kathleen Norris on IS IT OK TO LAUGH AT HITLER ? Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004, Daniel Anker, director) is a valuable documentary…
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This week, Kathleen is reflecting on Family Stories and Gareth's Three Things are about provocative poet, a remembered elder, and what's missing in the…
Gareth Higgins on ROMANTIC COMEDIES At first glance Ticket to Paradise, which stars Julia Roberts and George Clooney as estranged spouses forced to…
Kathleen Norris on MOHAMMED RASOULOF: THE POWER OF WITNESS My introduction to Iranian director Mohammend Rasoulof was his 2008 documentary The Dish…
Gareth Higgins on E.T. THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL Twice in the past week I’ve been overwhelmed at the cinema, by films I’ve already seen probably dozens of…
Kathleen Norris on MARRIAGE STORIES The human institution of marriage is irresistible to filmmakers. I suspect it’s easier to portray a troubled…