Films

Glenn Close as Mamaw in ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ (photo: Netflix)
John W. Miller November 25, 2020
Let’s unpack this critique, because how the poor are represented matters.
Erika Rasmussen November 16, 2020
A new Hulu movie follows the activist Greta Thunberg, a teenager whose advocacy for action on climate change captured the world's attention.
Gary Oldman as Herman Mankiewicz and Sean Persaud as Tommy in David Fincher's "Mank" (photo: Netflix).
John Anderson November 13, 2020
There is no way not to see “Mank” as a tale of self-destruction and professional suicide.
Jessica Hooten Wilson November 03, 2020
Tolkien's fiction reminds us that power cannot be controlled; it enslaves you. To act freely is to acknowledge your limits, to see the journey as a long road that includes dozens of future elections, and to fight against the temptation for power.
Jake Martin October 30, 2020
It's still 2020, and Borat and Rudy are still with us.
Erika Rasmussen October 23, 2020
“Rebecca” tickles at mystery’s itch along our skin.