- 9 Feb 2018
- I don't like the sentimentality, but I do like the authenticity in this movie about a beloved moment in American sports history.
- 7 May 2016
- This movie is timeless for reasons good and bad.
- 14 Feb 2016
- The sights and sounds of its boxing scenes are outdated, but like other good movies about boxing, it's not only about boxing.
- 7 Jan 2016
- Reza Aslan's book separates Jesus the man from Jesus the myth and examines how the latter has developed. Because of the ancient topic, the author has to be detective, historian, and bard at the same.
Friday Night Lights
- 14 Aug 2015
- For a decade, I've been daydreaming about high-school football practices in the early-morning August heat of a dusty, west Texas town. I have this book, and its movie adaptation, to thank.