Rebecca Cusey
Rebecca Cusey
Rebecca Cusey is a movie critic based in Washington DC. She also writes about TV, pop culture, faith, and the craziness of family. USA Today, The Washington Post, World Magazine, The Daily Caller, National Review Online, The Huffington Post, and other outstanding outlets have been kind enough to publish her work. Sometimes she also shows up on radio and television. Cusey is a member of the Washington Area Film Critics Society and a voting Tomatomer Critic on Rotten Tomatoes. She looks for the transcendent in film, but will settle for a good laugh. She lives with her three handsome children and adorable husband. Follow her on Twitter @Rebecca_Cusey.
It Doesn’t Matter If Donald Trump Is A Christian

We elect men not on the state of their souls before God, but on the character we can see and the policies they embrace.

If You Don’t See The Tragedy In Black Neighborhoods, You’re Not Looking

The police are not the problem with black neighborhoods. We all are.

Trump Is Not Hitler—He’s Marion Barry

Donald Trump as Adolph Hitler gives the orange-faced menace too much credit.

5 Most Sickening Parts Of Trump’s Meeting With Evangelical Leaders

Donald Trump thinks religion is about temporal power. Apparently, leading evangelicals agree with him.

Thinking About Stitch Fix? Here’s What You’ll Find

When I heard about the online personal shopping service Stitch Fix, I thought I’d give it a whirl.

Despite The Seedy Setting, ‘The Nice Guys’ Shine

The thing that sets ‘The Nice Guys’ apart is the magic that happens between Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, and Angourie Rice.

Religious Movies Should Be Like ‘Last Days In The Desert’

‘Last Days in the Desert’ is not perfect, but it’s beautiful.

Captain America’s Latest Film Delivers

Without a false note in its two-and-a-half-hour run, ‘Captain America: Civil War’ may be the best Avengers movie yet.

9 ‘Hamilton’ Lyrics Celebrating American Freedom

‘Hamilton’ has been nominated for 16 Tony awards, not least because it gives full-throated cheers for America and freedom that all Americans can join in.

You’ll Either Love Or Hate ‘Batman v Superman’

‘Batman v Superman’ tries to do too many things. You can enjoy it if you don’t expect much.

How To Talk About Oscars Nominees Without Watching Them

This year’s Oscars-nominated films are so artsy that pretty much nobody has seen them. It’s okay. We have this cheat sheet all ready for you.

Grammy Winner ‘Hamilton’ Reminds Us Of America’s Greatness

We have forgotten the miracle of a place where your background pales in comparison to your drive to grab opportunity. The hit musical ‘Hamilton’ reminds us.

If You Like Glorying In Nihilism, You’ll Love ‘Deadpool’

Deadpool knows he is in a movie and has pointed opinions on Marvel and modern life.

‘13 Hours’ Rivals ‘Black Hawk Down’ And ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

A fading superpower trades on its still-existing military power while trying to figure out its purpose in ‘13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.’

‘The Revenant’ Is A Testosterone Flick, And That’s Okay

‘The Revenant’ is a bloody film about honor and revenge. That makes it the opposite of a chick flick.

Why People Won’t Eat Your Holiday Spread

Food has replaced religion as the originator of do’s and don’ts. But the holidays are about something much more important than what you eat.

I Saw The New Star Wars Movie, And It’s A True Sequel

In watching ‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens,’ you can forget the prequels ever happened while enjoying an expanded galaxy far, far away.

Yes, Offer Thoughts And Prayers For Shooting Victims

Never fail to express thoughts of concern to suffering people, or prayers to God. It matters.

Rejecting Pacifism Heightens ‘Hunger Games’ Finale

The final ‘Hunger Games’ film modifies author Suzanne Collins’s anti-war rhetoric, improving upon the nihilistic original.

Keep Letting Refugees Into The United States

People who want to hurt us can get to the United States whether we accept refugees or not. So at least offer the vulnerable some relief.