“Act of Killing” disturbingly depicts banality of evil

Some challenged the idea that ordinary people can commit evil acts because they simply follow orders. Some suggest people can become evil when they identify with evil ideology.


Anti-teacher-union “Won’t Back Down” flunks at box office

"Won't Back Down," the Hollywood movie portraying teachers unions as pretty much the devil, has set the record for the worst opening since 1982.


Films from Israel and Palestine address tough issues

Two new and totally different films about Palestinian refugee camps premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.


Unique films from North Korea, Chile, Argentina

It isn't often you see films from North Korea demonized in Western media and relegated to obscurity.