Tag: Movies
Joker Earns Its Accolades, but Offers Much More

Joker is billed as a psychological thriller, and indeed it is... to the core. An origin story for the Batman villain, this dark drama is the blockbuster its creators had hoped, already earning nearly $300 million worldwide. Joker deserves the accolades and the revenue. Perhaps more importantly (long term), the movie has the potential...
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Hustlers Explores Seedy Side of Strip-Club Economics

The core of the story is a sophisticated character study that will leave many in the audience pondering the meaning of friendship, loyalty, betrayal, and ethics.

The Fonda Freedom Manifesto

When Peter Fonda passed away last month at 79, critic Peter Tonguette lamented that the actor never became the big-screen equal of his father.

Universal Won’t Release The Hunt, but the “Satirical” Movie’s Backstory Is Eerily Familiar

As Variety reports, Universal Pictures has canceled the September 27 release of The Hunt, a “satirical social thriller.”

Unplanned Searches for a Broad Audience but Gets Lost in Its Advocacy

Unplanned follows an advocacy narrative that limits its ability to reach a broad audience. Those in favor of reproductive rights will find little in the movie or its story that will sway them.

Yesterday, the Beatles, and the Value of Earned Success

Yesterday is a tribute to the enduring legacy of popular music and its ability to bring joy to the human heart.

Apollo 11 Highlights Human Capacity for Technical Achievement

Released commercially in March, Apollo 11 is an achievement in filmmaking in its own right.

How Did Liberty Fare at Oscars 2019?

Defenders of freedom, individual liberty, and human dignity had a good night at the 2019 Oscars.

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.

Avengers: Infinity War Drops the Population Bomb

Avengers, Infinity War: In a world of finite resources, people need to die.

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