There are excellent, in-depth, incredible cinematic takes on the drug war. When one watches writer/director/producer Nicholas Jarecki’s “Crisis” it is easy to see exactly how it attempts to fit in the pantheon. Unfortunately, even if one ignores the rest of… Read More ›
Movie Review: “Hunter Killer”
Movies about the U.S. military tend to fall into two categories: triumphant stories focusing on hardship that is overcome, and tales that focus more on the evils of war and that which comes after. I say “tend to” because every… Read More ›
Movie Review: “The Darkest Hour”
Winston Churchill has gone down in history as a titan, a man who threw an entire nation on his back and carried it through some of its most difficult days. The picture offered of him in “The Darkest Hour,” the… Read More ›
"Lass is More" on "The Professional" and "The Fifth Element"
On the surface, these two movies look pretty different. Sure they both have Luc Besson as the man at the wheel and they both feature Gary Oldman, but one of these movies is a small story about a small-time hitman… Read More ›