I doubted Spielberg's ability to pull off the dynamics and nuances of our 16th president and the times he lived in, yet, he did. "Lincoln" is his masterpiece
Bond endures, and as much as one can credit the simple virtues of a well-conceived fantasy figure, it's also due to producers who felt they owed the character a fresh approach.
The Biblical story of Eden is a tale of claiming the freedom to make our own decisions in life, of taking action that rebels against the established order.
Even though it's technically British, it's got two American union bugs in the last frame: IATSE and Teamsters.
Heavily explored so far in Season Five is the concept of what humans consider "beautiful," and how that relates to "joy" and "happiness."
Kentucky covers corporate greed, union busting, environmental abuse, and the bonds of workers and family - and those are just the main themes.
The vaguely socialistic title references "The New Communards," consisting of a crack ensemble cast of two actresses well known to American audiences.
When it comes to political activism, "What better way [to take part in it] than through photography and painting?"
Every now and then, a series comes along that defies and ignores its competition.
Though drawing too many parallels to the Dark Knight, the format gradually pays off, as it allows the series to avoid the awful camp and soap opera of the CW's previous superhero show, "Smallville."