On ‘A Ghost Story’: Grief, Meaning, and Gender

David Lowery's latest film, A Ghost Story, presents itself as being many things. A glimpse of love and relationships. A reflection on loss and grief. A meditation on the march of time and the meaning of life. Perhaps in recognition of the enormousness and gravity of these topics, Lowery opts for a predominantly visual style …

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It’s Not Really About Free Speech

There was a time - it feels like forever ago now - that I was one of many Americans happy to rant continuously about the dangers of political correctness. Long before it was popular to deride people on the left as "social justice warriors", or to mockingly refer to your opponent as "triggered" for even …