‘Silence’ review: The Bashin’ Of The Christ

SILENCE (2016) Directed by: Martin Scorsese The Plot: It’s 1640 and Christianity has stagnated upon the rock of Japan. Two Jesuit priests (Garfield, Driver) are sent to investigate the apparent public apostasy of one of their order. (Neeson) Once they arrive in that hard country they stumble into a test of faith much more galling […]

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CINEMABUSE.COM’S TOP 10 MOVIES OF 2016

And I’m officially supposed to be retired… In 2016 I was ousted from the comfortable shelter of the highbrow Seattle film media. Like a great, esoteric tortoise I had been ripped from my hallowed shell of cinema cronies – the radiant cinephile dialect only intelligible between snappers – while everything I had written over the […]

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