Category Archive: History

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 Promise

Though dying at the box office, even Casablanca told a great story that involved a woman in love with two men.

Frantz

As Frantz’ father says in this film, “Aren’t parents responsible for encouraging their soldier sons to go to their grave for unknown reasons.”

The Zookeeper’s Wife

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

Land of Mine

What a pity that all wars can’t end with giving immunity to the soldiers fighting for a defeated enemy as we did with Confederate soldiers after the Civil War.

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

Hacksaw Ridge

Life is full of second chances for nearly everyone. And this film proves that it applies to Mel Gibson.

Denial

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

Anthropoid

This movie serves as a reminder that Western civilization can be as heartlessly destructive as terrorists we face around the globe in the 21st century.