Death is the Engine of Life: Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Jesus, and How Reality Works.
ME: Wow—Hacksaw Ridge and now Silence—Andrew Garfield is my spiritual director. MY SPOUSE: “With great power comes great responsibility.” That’s a joke. Andrew Garfield is not my spiritual director. Though if you’re reading this, Mr. Garfield, you’re awesome. Love the eyebrows. But seriously: following an interestingly mixed career that swung (sorry) from The Social Network … Continue reading Andrew Garfield Is My Spiritual Director
It's been the Year of Bowie. Just about a year ago I stood in front of David Bowie and Iman's Manhattan home and thought hey, I should listen to like all of his stuff. And now I've done it - aside from the occasional rough draft, outtake, collaboration, or film appearance, which I'll gladly continue … Continue reading Bowie Crash Course: The Part of Tens
If you haven't seen Nagisa Ôshima's Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, go watch it, because it's great, and there are some spoilers below. If you want a full plot refresher, Wikipedia's isn't bad. The film concerns four men in Tanjung Priok POW camp on Java. Or it might be Bicycle Camp. Or it might be a … Continue reading Moral Imagination, Mr. Lawrence