Category Archive: History

Chappaquiddick

This is an easy movie to avoid even for you historians.

Paul, Apostle of Christ

Both dull and plodding, it gives Christianity a bad name.

12 Strong

The good news about 12 Strong is that it rises above the expected absurdity comprising most January film releases.

The Post

Our republic owes a debt of thanks to Daniel Ellsberg. This film will cause you to remember why.

Darkest Hour

A penetrating film, Gary Oldman’s performance is a movie classic by any definition.

Churchill

Another tedious 2017 film.

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.”