David Weil and Jordan Peele’s ‘The Hunt’ Recruits Al Pacino to Fight Nazis
Feb 4th '19

David Weil and Jordan Peele’s ‘The Hunt’ Recruits Al Pacino to Fight Nazis

Al Pacino is one of the few actors who is able to represent an entire era of filmmaking. Known predominantly for his roles in the Godfather films, Pacino’s career has been full of success and iconic appearances in the thriller and gangster movie genres. From his voice to general presence on-screen, he comes off as strong, […]

D’Souza Goes from Bad to Worse

D’Souza Goes from Bad to Worse

…And you thought The Purge series was bad. Documentary filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza has just released his new piece, Death of a Nation: Can We Save America a Second Time? A film that tries to implicate an image of Donald Trump as the new Abraham Lincoln, and the Liberals as a modern Nazi Germany. Okay, just let that sink in. […]

Bathroom battlegrounds: Debunking Trans Myths

Bathroom battlegrounds: Debunking Trans Myths

Since President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have taken office, it hasn’t been very easy for LGBTQ+ Americans, especially transgender individuals. The Trump administration hasn’t tried to hide their extremely anti-LGBTQ+ policies; notable efforts include Trump’s failed transgender military ban and Secretary of Education Betsy Devos declining to follow through and rescinding Obama-era […]

A Storm is Brewing in the NFL

A Storm is Brewing in the NFL

“The vote by NFL club CEOs today contradicts the statements made to our player leadership by Commissioner Roger Goodell and the Chairman of the NFL’s Management Council John Mara about the principles, values and patriotism of our League.” – Statement from the NFL Players Association. A popular addition to the protests includes locked arms as […]

The Trump Films Are Coming, And We Might as Well Get Ready Now.

The Trump Films Are Coming, And We Might as Well Get Ready Now.

I am not rich, I am not White. I am younger than 40, I am from California, and I have a college degree. Basically, I am the inverse of the stereotypical supporter of President Donald Trump (except for being male). I’m also a film junkie who can recognize when real life is just a screenplay […]

Both sides of Trump’s “Good People”

Both sides of Trump’s “Good People”

“But listen, you don’t need to be worried about these Alt-Right guys. They don’t want to fuck with Black guys. They just really hate the Jews.” It is one week after 32-year-old Heather Heyer was struck and killed by a James Alex Fields with his silver Dodge Challenger while protesting the White suprematists’ rally to […]

Post Trump Art in Film and the Wonder Woman Renaissance

Post Trump Art in Film and the Wonder Woman Renaissance

There is no question for me as to what was the best movie of last year: Wonder Woman.  Not just because it is great story that is told well, but it is populated by memorable characters whose roles are played by wonderful actors. None more so than Gal Gadot, who so inhabits the role of […]

The Rise of Reality Television and its Lasting Consequences

The Rise of Reality Television and its Lasting Consequences

  “I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose voters.” -Presidential candidate Donald Trump at a 2016 Iowa campaign rally The year is 1973: Richard Nixon is President of the United States as well as being investigated for his contribution toward the Watergate scandal, The Vietnam War is […]