Opinion

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New “X-Men” is a first class film

A prequel to the original X-Men trilogy, First Class takes place during the Cuban Missile Crisis and focuses on the relationship between Professor X and Magneto.

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Filmmaker asks: "Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?"

Saul Landau's new film abot the Cuban Five holds the position that our government has been jailing the wrong "terrorists."

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"Forks Over Knives": Eat your vegetables!

Forks Over Knives is a long argument for eating more plant-based food.

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Einstein meets Eisenstein in "The Tree of Life"

Four words I never thought I'd see in the same film: Sean Penn and dinosaurs.

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"Carancho": Film noir that can't get much darker

We know what corruption and film noir look like, though, and "Carancho" is a fine example.

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“Thor” hammers away at box office

Rather than coming off as corny and preposterous, Thor contains scenes that are grandiose and moving.

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“My Perestroika”: Russians cope with capitalism in fascinating documentary

Few films released in the West have shown how the transition from socialism has affected Russians and other Eastern Europeans.

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"Orgasm Inc.": a revealing documentary

Science's current counterpart to the space race is the competition to send women over the moon.

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"Potiche": entertaining film features stars, strikes, class struggle

The delightful Potiche tackles the class war in an extremely entertaining, thought-provoking, funny way.

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“Potemkin”: The greatest film of all time.

The revolution is coming soon, to a theater near you.

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