Like most creators, I’m prone to self-doubt and to saying no for other people rather than committing fully to my creative work. I have a tendency to hold back or self-sabotage rather than lean in and embrace the vulnerability that comes with that. You too?
There is no point in this less than two hour film that we experience anything resembling a lazy stereotype or cultural cliche. Instead, what we see is blackness and gayness as sheer humanity, unabashed and unrelenting.
Scorsese’s Silence is a movie about doubt. More particularly, or perhaps politically, it is a movie that devastatingly critiques European Christian colonialism.
I’m standing in a dimly candle-lit room full of strangers, staring at the faces of long dead-saints, and hearing the chants of a priest I can barely understand. No, this isn’t some nightmare of mine, this is my first Vespers service at an Orthodox church.
When your life collapses it doesn’t always catch you off guard. Sometimes you can feel it coming from a long way off, like a great storm in the desert.
It seems like everyone in politics is going to see Hamilton. Even Vice President-Elect Mike Pence. But just before he left the theater, he got a very different kind of encore.
To imagine Hillary singing her own Hallelujah in the wake of this historic loss was simultaneously jarring and deeply healing. It summed it all up, somehow, perfectly.
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