Awell-made, engrossing documentary that does something remarkable. It makes compelling viewing out of the retelling of the prosecution of a murder trial from 87 years ago, of which we already know the outcome.
This should have been the year that black directors dominated the Oscars.
By now, we should be convinced that Meryl Streep can do anything, but we've never seen her do ugly like this!
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of Ruskies? The Shadow Recruit knows!
It's an ugly, unforgivable movie of shameful practices and sociopathic tendencies. How else, of course, would you make a movie about Wall Street finance?
Riding a wave of black-themed films, movies about slavery, apartheid, and police repression dominate this year's nominations for best progressive films.
"American Hustle" isn't an art experience; it isn't a universal story and it won't change your life or your attitude. It's only what movies are made to be: fun.
It's something of a "buddy movie," one of many where two people with great dissimilarities are teamed together in some common objective over which they have no agreement.
Let me quickly recommend some lesser known labor films worth your attention.
Here are ten films that make a compelling case for why Hollywood has come down not only with severe sequelitis, but remake-itis as well.