Review: “Selma”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6t7vVTxaic Martin Luther King Jr. was such a magnificent figure that for years how to approach making a movie focusing directly on his efforts would be ridiculed if not perfect down to the last detail. But, my friends, that movie exists in “Selma”, a movie so filled with passion that it oozes out of every … Continue reading Review: “Selma”

Review: “American Sniper”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bP1f_1o-zo “American Sniper” is probably one of the most Americana movies made in recent memory. Sadly, that is not a good thing. Cold, one-dimensional and completely misses the opportunity to showcase something more complex in favor of blunt storytelling. It’s not that I don’t love my country; I would just prefer we don’t make movies … Continue reading Review: “American Sniper”

Review: “The Imitation Game”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5CjKEFb-sM Just like any good piece of historical cinema, “The Imitation Game’s” noblest feat is what it teaches us about how we should act in the present. And that is that although people may act different it doesn’t mean they can’t do great things. Genius should always be treated with admiration and given all the … Continue reading Review: “The Imitation Game”