The White-Guilt Cult

It’s been coming for some time, this transmutation of white guilt into a cult, a religion that borrows from and intersects with Christianity but substitutes its own liturgy. In the Nineties, liberal white Hollywood filmmakers began to nourish a fantasy that black people were imbued with magical powers, and they built stories around angelic or … Read more The White-Guilt Cult

Begging the Mob’s Forgiveness Doesn’t Work

You can’t apologize enough to the woke and the restless. After the actual riots, the metaphorical ones. Reputations get burned down. Careers get their windows smashed in. Character gets assassinated. Much of this has been nearly as senseless, emotion-driven, and inane as the actual burning, looting, and destroying of urban neighborhoods. Attacking Drew Brees for … Read more Begging the Mob’s Forgiveness Doesn’t Work

The Ten Best Films of 2019 – Kyle Smith

  A HIDDEN LIFE | Official Trailer [HD] | FOX Searchlight   8. A Hidden Life. Terrence Malick’s grave, pensive, impressionistic, interior-oriented films are not for everyone, and this one runs nearly three hours. But this true story of a Catholic Austrian farmer named Franz Jägerstätter who refused to bend the knee to Adolf Hitler … Read more The Ten Best Films of 2019 – Kyle Smith

Terrence Malick’s movie: “A Hidden Life”

  A HIDDEN LIFE | Official Trailer [HD] | FOX Searchlight   Terrence Malick’s A Hidden Life is a cinematic monument of Christian apologetics. ‘The growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts,” wrote George Eliot in Middlemarch, “and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might … Read more Terrence Malick’s movie: “A Hidden Life”