Watching the New Star Wars Teaser With My Daughters

The girls weren’t listening to me. My wife had said to keep them out of the wet grass, but they wouldn’t keep out. Then they spilled their bubble-blowing soap on the sidewalk. “It was an accident,” they claimed. It was no accident, let me tell you. They wouldn’t stop “washing their hands” in the puddle.…

Do We Really Need Another American Movie Title?

Yet another film will soon be released with the adjective “American” in its title.  I not only fail to understand this tendency among our storytellers, I am bothered by it.  It’s such a typically “American” way of thinking. The film is called “American Sniper,” but the film itself is not the point. I haven’t seen…