Reviews

Reviews

In review: Hansen’s ‘She Loves Me Not’

I couldn’t resist: I picked up the book with the steamy makeout scene on the cover. I was wandering the library stacks, exploring the...

‘Beauty and the Beast’: Tropes as old as time, wrongs as old as rhyme

Disney’s live action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” took $170 million from American moviegoers in its opening weekend, making it the biggest opening...

No choice between nostalgia and defeatism in ‘The Benedict Option’

Before “The Benedict Option,” there was just Rod Dreher and his new book’s eponymous idea. But come March 14, the American Conservative blogger promises...

The Great Wall Defends Mindless Action While Keeping Out Substance

In 1999, the now infamous film “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” was released. Featuring an overly-complicated plot involving space politics, characters people wish never...

Esolen’s new book hopes to raise American culture ‘Out of the Ashes’

Anthony Esolen’s plan for saving American culture is as incendiary and inspiring as its governing metaphor — a phoenix rising out of the ashes...