The Subjectivism of Modern “Art”

While defending government schools with raging vehemence, the Chronicle routinely complains about nearly every aspect of those schools. They complain that funding is unfair, grading schools and districts is misleading, we aren’t paying enough attention to ESL and poor students, state skills tests of students are unreasonable, and on and on and on. A recent […]

An Esthetic Principle for Biographical Movies

Biographical and historical movies are popular among film makers, and with good reason. We like to learn more about popular figures. We like to see the story of heroes, whether the heroes are well known or obscure.

But biographical movies raise significant esthetic issues. Unlike a book, a movie must have a more limited length. […]