Kite Runner Review – Swoonworthy Afghan Film

(For SI Blog reader Kreacher) A riveting and ultimately moving tale of two young boys in Kabul set against the depressing backdrop of political violence and the frayed social fabric of Afghanistan, Kite Runner is a film of stunning beauty. And of horrific cruelty in its stark depiction of life in the war-torn land. Kite Runner […]

Quantum of Solace – Decent Fare

The dissenters may quibble about a chase falling short, a car still being shiny after a dusty race or some other pedestrian goof. Or even, good lord, that Bond is human with human feelings after all, just like us ordinary mortals. But we’ve always believed that a James Bond movie is more than the sum […]