March 21, 2014


The Master

Philip Seymour Hoffman had the greatest range of any character actor of his generation, and his filmography is stupendous in both its length and its variety.

Born-Again Fiction

Kate Atkinson folds coincidence and a kind of Borges-like fantasy into the framework of a classic English country-house novel.

Faith-Based Persecution

Though the number of Christians killed and persecuted every year is contested, Shortt clears away misconceptions that other religions are the source of the problem.
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