Film & Music

A small film with a sad villain and boring story

May 31, 2016 Nick Olszyk 0

MPAA Rating: PG-13  USCCB Rating: A-III  Reel Rating: (2 out of 5 reels)   The latest venture in the X-Men franchise tempts fate with the subtitle Apocalypse—and loses. While the stakes are incredibly high, the film itself is terribly underwhelming. It’s not […]


Rediscovering Russell Kirk

May 28, 2016 Mark Sullivan 0

Mention the name “Russell Kirk” to someone who describes himself as “conservative” and you are likely to get a blank look or, at best, be told, “I’ve heard the name.” (Readers of CWR may be an exception.) […]


Traveling with Walker Percy

May 28, 2016 Carl E. Olson 4

[Editor’s note: This essay, originally posted on Ignatius Insight in November 2004, is posted here on the 100th anniversary of the birth of Walker Percy.]  In the summer of 1995, my wife and I––both Evangelical […]


Walker Percy at 100

May 27, 2016 Amy Welborn 1

Did you ever wake up in the morning and wonder just what has gone wrong? Yes, I know. The water runs clearly, friendly faces chat about good news, pills slaughter your germs, back seats bulge […]