Film Review: Obvious Child
As a groundbreaking indie romantic comedy about abortion, Gillian Robespiere’s Obvious Child has provoked both praise and criticism. Blogs such as Jezebel have applauded the film for its straightforward approach to a controversial subject. However,... Read More
Film Review: A Million Ways to Die in the West
Seth MacFarlane is a genius. Say what you will about my humor, but haters beware: I laughed hysterically at this movie and you just might too. Despite the low-brow potty humor and sex jokes, A... Read More
Film Review: Edge of Tomorrow
Aliens have invaded earth. A hesitant hero teams up with a battle hardened veteran to rescue humanity. They save the day! Insert a romantic subplot and lots of futuristic weaponry and CGI explosions and you’ve... Read More
A Belle with a Lot on the Ball
The words “based on the inspiring true story” roll nicely off the tongue, but when little is known of that true story beyond a painting, a few diary references, and some prominent court cases, creative... Read More
Divergent Actress Says She Isn’t a Feminist, But Does She Know What That Means?
“Do you consider yourself a feminist?” It’s an interview question being asked of all the young actresses these days. Especially those starring in dystopian book-to-movie franchises with strong feminist undertones. Shailene Woodley, star of the... Read More
Aronofsky and the Greens The creators of "Noah" join environmental leaders to discuss art and activism
The Center for American Progress in Washington, DC, brought art and politics together Wednesday in hosting an intriguing panel discussion titled, “Noah and the Nexus of Faith and Environmentalism.” As I’m sure you’ve heard, Noah... Read More
Noah: How Could a Movie This Boring Be So Controversial?
I’ve always been a fan of religious mythology and action movies, so when I first heard about Noah, I was ecstatic. Add to this the fact that one of my favorite directors, Darren Aronofsky of... Read More