Category Archive: Biography

A Quiet Passion

Many scenes in the film are interrupted by a narrator reading a Dickinson poem. It causes you to remember why you probably find most of her poetry to be a bit dull.

The Lost City of Z

How could any film about the exploration of the Amazon before 1925 possibly bore anyone? The answer may be found in why this film is dying at the box office.

The Zookeeper’s Wife

This is an average film that failed to deliver on its potential.

A United Kingdom

Forget overrated films like Moonlight and Fences. This film hits racism between the eyes.

The Founder

When I watched this movie, I remembered going to McDonald’s the first time as a kid and ordering multiple hamburgers. This is a movie about the flaws inherent in our American free market… Continue reading

Jackie

The irony of this film is that if Lee Harvey Oswald was alive today, he would have an easy time of buying a rifle used to kill JFK.

Loving

Sometimes very quiet, ordinary people can change the quality of life in our country that they didn’t expect.

Denial

Everyone should see this extraordinary film, while trial lawyers have to see it.

The Birth of a Nation

Slavery may have ended in 1865, but racism permeates our society to this very day.