"Downfall," the classic German film about the collapse of the Nazi regime, has much to teach us about the dangers of living in unreal worlds.
"The Wizard of Oz" premiered the very week before World War II began. In many ways it carries with it the lost innocence of its time.
Where did the style of the new cinema of this decade start? I look for its roots in an eclectic round-up of quirky and groundbreaking films.
Nearly 30 years ago, summer in the Pacific Northwest was like paradise. Now it's like Hell. And I am pissed off.
So, I finally saw "The Room." Now I know why I waited so long.
How did this ship, which once carried eco-tourists on gawking tours to Antarctica, wind up here?
Hint: it has to do with Nazis, Russian bots and Donald Trump.
On Monday night (August 21, 2017), President Donald Trump gave a major address on the continuing U.S. war in Afghanistan. The details are not so [...]
In the films covered by these latest articles, Plummer plays everyone from Kaiser Wilhelm to the Emperor of the Galaxy in films ranging from stellar to...well, trash!
Plummer's turns as a ruthless bank robber in "The Silent Partner" and an over-the-hill adventurer in "Up" are the subject's of today's articles.