Between a Boxer and a Nun: An Interview with Geraldine Chaplin

Between a Boxer and a Nun: An Interview with Geraldine Chaplin

“I’m very much in love with a Dominican woman.” “How old is she?” “I don’t know.” Like age, there’s a tendency to lie when it comes to love. We lie about expectations, motivations and transgressions. We lie to friends, family, and, more often than not, ourselves,...
The Impossible Love of David Lean’s Brief Encounter

The Impossible Love of David Lean’s Brief Encounter

You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’  But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart. (Matthew 5:27-28) Given that David Lean’s Brief Encounter (1945) is about...