Film & Arts
'Calvary' belongs in a select company of films that deal powerfully with the plight of a priest who finds himself at odds with his community.
David Kertzer traces the church’s relationship to Italian fascism through a series of vivid biographical sketches.
Solon Simmons sifts through 'Meet the Press's' archive to show how sharply Washington’s conversation over economic equality has changed over seven decades.
Her sixteenth birthday party is tonight. / In the next room, the Lord lets there be light. ...
Jennifer Senior’s 'All Joy and No Fun' is more serious than its playful cover implies. Why do people have children at all now that having them is not a necessity?
In her biography of Siegfried Sassoon, Jean Moorcroft Wilson posits that “a study of his life is a study of his age.” In fact Sassoon’s life spanned several ages.
Do certain seemingly insignificant habits have a profound impact on our lives—on our success in school, at work, and even in our marriages?
The obsession with time lies at the core of Linklater’s singular new film, 'Boyhood.' In a sense it is misleading to call it new, since work on it began in 2001.
Bernard Williams’s literary and philosophical skills are well on display throughout this collection.
Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel was one of the most eloquent religious figures of the twentieth century—a “jeweler of words,” in the estimation of one colleague.
Greg Bellow’s memoir on coming to terms with his late father’s flaws. Also: new novels from Claire Messud and James Salter.