Taste of Cherry (Abbas Kiarostami, 1997, Iran)

#92 in my list of the top 100 spiritually literate films is A Taste of Cherry. This film involves a heavy story about moral dilemmas. It is about a down and out man that quietly spends the day traveling the wastelands of an Iran countryside trying to find someone who will bury him after he … Continue reading Taste of Cherry (Abbas Kiarostami, 1997, Iran)

A Monster Calls (J.A. Bayona, 2016, USA)

I first read the brilliant novel A Monster Calls written by Patrick Ness almost two years ago. Immediately after finishing the last page I went to my son and told him that we were going to read it together. That night I began it again, reading it out loud to him. The novel so moved … Continue reading A Monster Calls (J.A. Bayona, 2016, USA)