Chasing the Sublime into the CLOUDs: ATLAS Overblown

By Matthew Sorrento. All artists reach a point when they want to make their good work great. The intention was right for William Faulkner, whose novel Flags in the Dust was cut down by his agent and publisher, into the much tamer Sartoris. Knowing he was holding back even in […]

The Sessions: A Modest Glimpse of Utopia

By Christopher Sharrett. Ben Lewin’s The Sessions is not a great film, and its status as a good one may in part be due to its circumscription by yet another dreadful “holiday season” of superhero films, juvenile fantasy, and feel-good family comedies. But the film is commendable for its remarkable […]