‘The Interview’ is Making Noise, but not Saying Much

I can usually gauge a movie's quality by the rate at which my popcorn bowl empties. If the stainless steel is still hidden by pillowy, popped kernels when final credits begin, I know it was an exceptional film. Last week, Sony Pictures' "The Interview" surpassed $40 million in digital sales, setting a record for biggest …

Back in the Saddle: Thoughts on Baga attack & solidarity

Europeans and Americans alike are still reeling from the Jan. 7 Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris. And, perhaps for good reason. Millions have gathered around the world to stand in solidarity for Charlie Hebdo and freedom of the press. From unity marches in Paris to #JeSuisCharlie, the world's response to terror has been anything but …