Ron Capshaw
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Realistic Patriotism Makes ‘12 Strong’ A War Movie Worth Watching

‘12 Strong’ is a welcome change from the ‘We’re all to blame’ war movies that leftists in Hollywood crank out.

New Interview Collection Reveals Christopher Hitchens’ Surprising Conservative Streak

A new collection of interviews from the late, great Christopher Hitchens demonstrates that one of the most beloved liberal intellectuals of our time held a surprising number of conservative beliefs.

In ‘Hostiles,’ Scott Cooper Offers A Grown-Up Western

Scott Cooper’s ‘Hostiles’ accepts history’s brutal realities rather than substituting political cant. Cooper is what historians used to be: one who doesn’t fashion history to fit a political agenda.

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Is A Racist Version Of ‘Stepford Wives’

‘Get Out’ has been chatted up for best picture, best actor, best director, and best film editing for Oscar nominations. The nomination lists come out January 23.

Meet The Politics And Pugilism Of Science Fiction Provocateur Harlan Ellison

With ‘A Lit Fuse: The Provocative Life of Harlan Ellison,’ author Nat Segaloff tries to write a biography of an author whose enormous talent is often outshone by his anger and progressive politics.

Why ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Is The Best Film Of 2017

‘Blade Runner 2049’ needs no corrective editing like its cult-favorite predecessor, for it is a much better film on every level.

‘Wonder’ Humanizes Bullies And Victims, Offering A Broad, Non-Politicized Appeal

In the hands of a more class-warrior director, the film would highlight the bullies’ privilege. Stephen Chbosky’s priorities, however, are universal in scope.