Nick Olson is an essayist living with his family in the foothills of Southern Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. He teaches creative writing, loves literature and film, and believes cultural objects are spiritual things. More of his writing can be found at Image Journal's website, "Good Letters."
Comparing Fellini's 8 ½ and Malick's Knight of Cups reveals the deep relationship between memory and imagination, including the manifold ways that cinema functions as memory, opening up paths through which we might make sense of things. Read More