How is painting like a prayer?

How is painting like a prayer?

I never had much of a knack for photography. I don’t have any talent for original art design. I can’t conjure up magical scenes in my head and bring them to life. Neither the composition nor the color scheme you see displayed below come from my imagination....
Do the Oscars Matter Any More?

Do the Oscars Matter Any More?

These days, when opening the morning paper, it sometimes seems that movie news belongs in the Obituary section.  Like last week, when we learned the Arclight chain of theaters, including the Los Angeles location with its iconic Cinerama Dome, shuttered even as the...