Not only does the movie get its themes confused when it comes to the villain, its plot is an embarrassment.
These works of fiction show that science in and of itself cannot answer questions of purpose, and science applied without purpose can be destructive.
The new horror film ‘Hereditary’ is hyperbolic in its honesty over what our family line can do to us.
This weekend, ‘The Incredibles 2’ hits theaters, 14 years after the original. Before you go see the new movie, let’s talk about the original.
At every point in the movie, the combination of star power, talent, tiredly thumbing noses at the patriarchy, and a daring robbery underwhelms.
The long-awaited all-female follow-up to the beloved Ocean’s series is an absolute mess, complete with gaping plot holes, and a completely flat story.
At first dejected by his rapidly deteriorating circumstances, Rev. Toller replaces God with dark obsession, and vanishes into his basest impulses.
Our kids deserve better than this, and Hollywood needs to be firmly told that enough is enough, and we’re tired of this garbage.
It’s not about individualism, it’s not about rugged heroes or implausible survivors—it’s about a mother, a father, and their children. All the fear stems from our need to protect what we love the most.
How can the past be home to anyone, when there was so much injustice and misogyny and racism, when aggressions were macro and hate speech was the lingua franca of even the hated?
A year before the moon landing, man’s greatest achievement of space exploration so far, Stanley Kubrick gave us the first and still most impressive vision of our cosmic destiny.
John Hughes simply must be defended. He was a singular talent and could be considered the most overtly America-loving filmmaker since Frank Capra.
A lot of reviewers see ‘Chappaquiddick’ as a long-overdue look at the cowardice of a man who lived 40 years basking in adulation as the ‘lion of the Senate.’ I’m not so sure.
We are in a monster renaissance. The MonsterVerse has released two successful films, with two more on the way. 2016 saw Toho release the first new Japanese-based Godzilla film since 2004.
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 Top 10 Westerns Ever Made, Plus 10 More Deep Cuts’ was deeply disappointing to this film buff. So here’s a deeper, better, alternative list.
Ted Kennedy remains the prime example of a politician who retained forgive-anything followers after committing what should have been considered a capital crime.
John Curran’s ‘Chappaquiddick’ accomplishes its goal of telling the story of the notorious events of July 1969 while showing an admirable level of focus and discipline.
Inez Stepman and Mary Katharine Ham discuss classic Western films and spring fashion guidelines on the Federalist Radio Hour.
With their clear-eyed moral messaging, Westerns are a great antidote to much of the modern filmmaking landscape, where audiences are often asked to identify with the bad guy.
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