"War Horse" is simply a terrific war movie that makes its statements graphically and through sensitive portrayals, whether in actual battle scenes or not.
The only uplifting thing in the movie was the IATSE union bug in the last frame.
Co-writer/director Bouchareb explores the unlikely cross-cultural friendship that evolves between the Christian woman and Muslim man.
The film is a look back at the "Black Power" movement in the years referenced in the title.
The sheer wackiness of its anti-Muppets hysteria suggests that Fox News has become a parody of itself - but it represents a powerful political constituency.
"Hugo" and "The Decendants" get two thumbs up. "Melancholia" on the other hand gets two thumbs down.
A Muppets encounter with the Occupy movement might have made for a more interesting reboot of the franchise.
For some filmmakers, the Cold War became a convenient excuse for moronic plotlines, insufferable jingoism, and unapologetically reactionary politics.
The prosecutors and judges as well, intended to make sure that Hitler's war and attendant atrocities would never happen again.
Time is money. In Time seems to take that quite literally. In what is a brilliant metaphor for modern day class segregation, the poor die young and the rich live forever. And a man named Will Salas sets out to do something about it.