Everything ancient is new again on The Shannara Chronicles, which caters to a very specific audience and is far better than it has any right to be.
The question is whether The X-Files, in its six-episode "event series," lives up to the hype, or holds a candle to the original.
Five years ago the Sousa Mendes Foundation commissioned composer Neely Bruce to write an oratorio about the Portuguese rescuer.
It has a number of genre conventions of the Western, though one could argue that the Romanian-set film should be called an "Eastern."
Can a seasoned Independent who calls himself a "democratic socialist" get elected to the White House in 2016?
The film version of Michael Lewis' non-fiction book "The Big Short" is a high percentage earner in the Great Recession sweepstakes.
"An Indigenous People's History of the United States," is an unforgiving accounting of the nation-building practices of the European settlers and the heroic resistance of indigenous peoples.
I saw the new Star Wars movie: Meh.
It's worth seeing because of its scorching onscreen examination of racism -- then and now -- but it completely squanders the big screen process.
A modern day activist for social change often dreams of that day when all the hard work of struggle comes to fruition . . .