Instead of relying on subtlety and letting the source material shine, the filmmakers succumbed to the allure of cheap gore and bad casting.
The film implies the dead should have been left alone for their souls to enter the afterlife, but filmmakers chose not to beat viewers over the head here.
In his fascinating new book, ‘The Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade its Rivers,’ Martin Doyle explores the history of America’s waterways and explains how they shaped the country culturally, politically, and economically.
Bradley Birzer’s ‘In Defense of Andrew Jackson’ offers a lucid portrait of an American president who is often misunderstood and neglected, even by the conservatives who should most admire him.
A survey of five of 2018’s most influential books for the New Year, which helped shed light on the rapidly changing cultural and political world around us.
In F.H. Buckley’s new book, ‘The Republican Workers Party,’ the professor and Trump speechwriter argues that the party needs to address inequality and make a persuasive case for nationalism based on liberty.
Historian Ben MacIntyre’s new book, ‘The Spy and the Traitor,’ tells the thrilling story of how the KGB’s Oleg Gordievsky helped check the Soviet Union as Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan fought communism.
Leah Libresco’s new book, ‘Building the Benedict Option: A Guide to Gathering Two or Three Together in His Name,’ offers lots of practical advice for how you can build and strengthen your Christian communities.
In ‘Melting Pot or Civil War? A Son of Immigrants Makes the Case Against Open Borders,’ Reihan Salam says America must make smart investments in alleviating global poverty as it moves toward a more skills-based immigration system.
The famous actress’s new book, ‘Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits,’ could teach us all something about manners.
A new book by Robert Kagan, ‘The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World,’ argues that the liberal world order is unraveling at a frightening pace, hastened in no small measure by its chief custodian and beneficiary.
In Jay Cost’s latest book, ‘The Price of Greatness,’ the scholar and journalist lays out a compelling analysis of the feud between Alexander Hamilton and James Madison showing that their disagreements resulted in a synthesis of differing opinions that allowed our early republic to thrive.
Karen Swallow Prior’s ‘On Reading Well’ offers some excellent advice for drawing moral lessons from literature, but sometimes great art proves so ambiguous that drawing pat conclusions is difficult.
Canadian critic Paul Gosselin’s ‘Flight from the Absolute’ is a skillful dissection of the many and various ways postmodernism and its institutional enforcers are undermining society.
In Jeanne McCulloch’s new memoir, ‘All Happy Families,’ the former managing editor of The Paris Review picks apart the failed marriages in her family with recollections that are at once potent and imperfect.
The bestselling author of historical fiction got a bad rap in literary circles, but his rejection of postmodernism has given rise to jaded and unfair judgments of his epic storytelling.
Tim Powers’ latest novel, ‘Alternate Routes,’ is both a thrilling mash-up of science fiction, fantasy, and horror and a work of startling moral sophistication.
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