In this grim noir thriller, Joaquin Phoenix plays the disconnected loner Joe as a sadder and more tragically human version of Robert De Niro’s Travis Bickle from 1976’s ‘Taxi Driver.’
The Oscars at their best are about one simple thing: Beautifying what is worth beautifying in American movies. This year, that’s Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge.’
It’s hard to believe how heroic Desmond Doss was. So hard, ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ director Mel Gibson and producers left some of it out.
Americans disagree whether it’s possible, necessary, or acceptable to focus on men. These movies explore these questions with insightful reflections on American society.
‘Hacksaw Ridge’ was an ode to the age-old American custom of protecting dissent by protecting the conscience.
The BBC recently asked 177 movie critics to list the greatest films of the twenty-first century. They have no idea what they’re talking about.
Would you rather live in Robert Downey Jr.’s world of ‘do unto others as you’d have them to do you,’ or The New Yorker’s, where any weakness is an excuse to write people off forever?
Filmmakers working with biblical themes are moving away from the stereotypical Caucasian Jesus with blue eyes and towards more historically accurate looks.
Hollywood has hit a slump with biblical movies. It just has to break a few rules to get out.
You can’t afford to be human or speak like a human and avoid some type of frenzied Internet reaction.
It turns out faith-based audiences enjoy going to the movies, too.
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