Chris Packham is a freelance writer and editor in New York.
26 days ago | Film and TV
A Dog’s Purpose, based on the novel by W. Bruce Cameron, combines the philosophical belief that living beings are reborn into a different physical body after biological death with the voiceover narrative technique of Look Who’s Talking. The main c...
1 month ago | Film and TV
Amid the massive racial, social, and economic inequalities in the Western world, street art might have been a less effective, less visible response had it not become incredibly sophisticated. Arguably its greatest practitioner is the anonymous Ban...
4 months ago | Film and TV
Linas Phillips has one creditable accomplishment in Rainbow Time, which he wrote and directed: his portrayal of a developmentally delayed 40-year-old man. Far from the angelic innocents often played by neurotypical actors, Phillips's Shonzi is a c...
Famous boomer extroverts are pretty sure that their epic debauchery in the 1960s was rebellious and shocking, though the old people they were trying to shock still had howling episodes of PTSD from disemboweling German infantry with their bayonets...
The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. That sounds smart, right? It’s still something that a certain kind of ratty-beard-stroking film critic keeps tucked in ...
Venture for America is a fellowship program that places college grads in existing start-up businesses to give them experience with entrepreneurship, and possibly to inspire them to establish their own ventures. Generation Startup is less a do...