“What a Legend Needs”

Guy Ritchie breathes new life into an old legend, with surprising results.


Repeating the Past: Dead Again

NOV / DEC 2017: BY RACHEL KOVACINY Film noir stories love to explore the question of just how much hold the past has over us. Can a person ever outrun their past? Can they atone for past actions? Are we doomed to repeat our mistakes, or even the mistakes of others? Or can a person make... Continue Reading →

Haunted by the Hound

HALLOWEEN 2017: BY RACHEL KOVACINY I can still remember the first time I read an entire, unabridged Sherlock Holmes adventure. I must have been about thirteen and knew I loved mysteries. I'd been devouring books about Trixie Belden and the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew for years, and my appetite for fictional crime-solving adventures just... Continue Reading →

He Didn’t Expect to Change the World

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY RACHEL KOVACINY Five hundred years ago this October, a monk and professor at the University of Wittenberg, Germany, wanted to discuss some theological questions with other learned Christians. So he wrote them all down and, since the internet was a few centuries from being invented yet, he posted them to... Continue Reading →

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