Tag: movie review
Sam Staley | Tuesday September 11, 2018 at 5:03 PM PDT | Comments Off on Crazy Rich Asians and an American in Singapore
Crazy Rich Asians is earning its box office through solid acting, a solid screenplay, and first rate cinematography in Singapore and other Asian locals.
Tags: Asians, Crazy Rich Asians, globalism, movie review, Singapore
Sam Staley | Friday August 3, 2018 at 3:53 PM PDT | Comments Off on Won’t You Be My Neighbor Chronicles the Life of One of the Good Guys
A reminder of the fundamental goodness of human beings.
Tags: children, Civil Society, Fred Rogers, movie review, Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, PBS, television, Won't You Be My Nieghbor
Sam Staley | Tuesday July 31, 2018 at 6:50 PM PDT | Comments Off on Mission: Impossible–Fallout and Deep State Redemption
Delivering what the people want: dazzling chase scenes and jaw-dropping stunts!
Tags: Deep State, Mission Impossible, Mission Impossible Fallout, movie review, Tom Cruise
Sam Staley | Sunday July 22, 2018 at 10:59 AM PDT | Comments Off on The Equalizer 2 Is More Than Just Another Vigilante Movie
With the pace, structure, and depth of an independent film, this is not a simple add-on to the franchise.
Tags: Denzel Washington, Equalizer 2, movie review, Movies, The Equalizer, vigilante justice
Sam Staley | Tuesday July 10, 2018 at 6:14 PM PDT | Comments Off on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Raises Ethical Questions about Technology and Life
The movie takes a surprisingly complex dive into the question of species preservation and the value of life.
Tags: Fallen Kingdom, human life, Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, movie review, Technology
Sam Staley | Tuesday June 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT | Comments Off on Adrift Testifies to the Strength of the Human Spirit
Tami Oldham’s story is an important one if for no other reason it provides real-life testimony to the importance of character, courage, perseverance, and grit.
Tags: Adrift, films, movie review
Sam Staley | Friday June 1, 2018 at 2:55 PM PDT | Comments Off on Solo: A Star Wars Story Entertains with Grounded Individualism
The newest contribution to the Star Wars film universe, Solo: A Star Wars Story, has a lot to offer libertarians, lovers of underdogs, and modern-day pirate enthusiasts.
Tags: Han Solo, individualism, Liberty, movie review, Star Wars
Sam Staley | Wednesday May 23, 2018 at 9:56 AM PDT | Comments Off on Avengers: Infinity War Drops the Population Bomb
Avengers, Infinity War: In a world of finite resources, people need to die.
Tags: Avengers, environmental catastrophe, genocide, Infinity War, Malthusian, marvel comics, movie review, Movies, Paul Erlich, population control, The Population Bomb
Sam Staley | Monday April 30, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT | Comments Off on Review: Little Pink House Shows How Machinery of Government Undermines Civil Liberties
Little Pink House tells the sordid tale of how the city of New London, Connecticut, seized private homes through eminent domain to subsidize private corporate development.
Tags: Courtney Balaker, economic development, eminent domain, Institute for Justice, Kelo v. New London, Little Pink House, movie review, Suzette Kelo, urban revitalization
Sam Staley | Monday April 9, 2018 at 1:56 PM PDT | Comments Off on Review: Ready Player One Entertains Using Fear of Tech Oligarchy
Ready Player One seems destined to become another Steven Spielberg classic, serving up a movie that appeals to a wide range of audiences with a solid story, well-crafted characters and engaging adventure from beginning to end. Along the way, viewers also get a good dose of ethics, with an emphasis on empowering the individual…
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Tags: Dystopia, dystopian movies, movie review, Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg, Video Games