Category Archive: History

Pride

Pride can’t be missed. Be prepared to both laugh and wipe tears from your eyes. What a pity it isn’t required viewing for all Roman Catholic Cardinals.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

How unfortunate that Mr. Mandela’s long walk to freedom seemed uncomfortably long when sitting in the theater.

Saving Mr. Banks

Emma Thompson shines as brightly here as Kate Blanchett did in Blue Jasmine. The only difference was that Walt Disney found a key to her hard heart.

Dallas Buyers Club

Rating: If you privately think that Indiana needs a Constitutional ban on gay   marriage, go see Jared Leto’s performance as Rayon, a transvestite that heterosexual men will love.

12 Years a Slave

Rating: Before praising American exceptionalism, shouldn’t we remember a history that combined liberty with slavery?

Kon-Tiki (2012)

Rating: Yes, though Kon-Tiki is a foreign film, 90% of it is in English. Don’t ask me to explain.

No

Rating: The film has weaknesses, but don’t we all? Gael Garcia Bernal will again remind you of why his prior films like Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001) and The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) were… Continue reading

Emperor

Both a history lesson that will enlighten and a love story that will break your heart.

A Royal Affair

This is a radiant film that blends intelligence, sex and power. Good guys may die hard, but it still amounts to a noble ride. Rating: See it on a big screen, as it… Continue reading

  • Information

  • Genres

  • Recent Comments

    DouglasReigh on 20 Feet from Stardom
    Mike Carter on President Trump and the Nation…
    John Hendricks on President Trump and the Nation…
    Jamesitafe on 20 Feet from Stardom
    kelsie on 20 Feet from Stardom
  • Archives

  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.