The Post

The Post

Steven Spielberg’s The Post is a timely and well done look back at the events surrounding the Washington Post’s publication of the Pentagon Papers in 1971, and it does a very good job at capturing the tensions within the hierarchy of the newspaper as...
War Horse

War Horse

Lots of people will love the movie War Horse, as it plays on their emotions with too much music, overacting, and unnecessarily dramatic lighting. I’m sure War Horse is a wonderful play, and it’s easy to see the movie’s roots: Things fall out neatly...
Super 8

Super 8

The movie Super 8 is excellent, and tells the story of a group of kids, amateur film makers in 1979 who, when filming a scene for their homemade zombie movie, witness an incredible (and mysterious) train crash, while their Super 8 camera witnesses even more. Super 8...