Weaved throughout the storyline are critiques of NSA surveillance and data-mining, the assassination of U.S. citizens without due process, and drone strikes.
The Cesar Chavez film highlights the courageous commitment and unwavering dedication of one historic union organizer and his fierce companions.
A historical drama of saving 1,000 years of our cultural heritage. in the knowledge that if Hitler went down, he would take with him to the grave the treasure house of Western Civilization just out of spite. Maybe most was rescued, though a great deal also was lost.
In an attempt to draw attention to films of social significance with progressive content, I developed The Progie Awards. A collective of international film writers nominates films and actors for these awards.
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.
Based on a narrative written by Northrup in 1853, the film takes you inside slavery, from the slaves' point of view.
The Toronto International Film Festival kicked off another 10 day-run of amazing cinema Sept 5-15.
After recent excursions in Europe, Woody Allen has brought his filmmaking back home, with excellent results.
Ryan Coogler gives us Fruitvale Station as a symbolic recapitulation of the Stations of the Cross, recounting the last 30-plus hours of Oscar Grant III's life.
Costa-Gavras is back with a new thriller about the banking industry.