Sam Buckland writes fiction, and about film, literature, and politics. He currently is based in Los Angeles.
Love and Solitude in Exile: Isabel Allende’s “A Long Petal of the Sea”
Sam Buckland finds Isabel Allende’s “A Long Petal of the Sea” “intimate but never sentimental, traumatic but never aggressively so.”...
Terrence Malick’s “A Hidden Life” and the Banality of Good
Sam Buckland considers Terrence Malick’s “A Hidden Life” as a philosophical photo-negative of Hannah Arendt’s “banality of evil.”...
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On Trauma and Grief in American Film