Why We Fight exposes the military-industrial complex that Dwight D. Eisenhower warned Americans about in his farewell address 45 years ago. Why We Fight won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival
The authoritarian Right launched, instead, a full frontal attack on the film and its values. This film opposes their agenda so clearly and forcefully that they have no alternative but to hate it. Yet they lack the ability to undermine the film withou
With support for George W Bush's war in Iraq at an all time low, some of the biggest names in Hollywood are working on movies that are likely to increase criticism even further. In the last month, 3 of Hollywood's most respected directors hav
Universal Pictures, the movie studio behind "King Kong,'' said it will offer the ape saga and other films on a "download-to-own'' basis for the first time next month as Internet movie delivery switches to ownership from rent
Audiences were in a rebellious mood, lifting the action tale "V for Vendetta" to the top spot at the weekend box office with a $26.1 million debut. The Warner Bros. film is a story of revolution against a totalitarian British government, bu
There is literally no moment of this film that doesn't have a political impact. From the moral judgments of a government formed on a religious conservative basis to the methods of its tight control over its population, there's plenty to think
Terry Pratchett’s observation that “chaos always defeats order because it is better organized,” reflects a world in flux. Perhaps a film such a V for Vendetta will provide us an opportunity to begin exploring the orderly nature of anarchistic systems
"It's less of a message and more of a question which is 'when if ever is violence justified'? And you can say that there are certain situations when it is justified," Natalie Portman, who plays Evey, told eTalk.
"People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people."
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The movie was so much like a documentary of the current police state here in America that I know it will have an uncomfortable effect on Americans.
Casino Royale goes back to Bond's roots, when he makes his first two assassinations and earns the 00 status that gives him a licence to kill. Published in 1953, it was the first book in Ian Fleming's James Bond series.
Summoning Tom Paine moral dispatch that puts our pundits, politicians, and cable news hosts to shame.
"Crash" - Best Picture
Few films have ever captured the feel of the desert Southwest better than Tommy Lee Jones' The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada. It's all there: the dust, the cattle, the brush, the waitress in the coffee shop with flyspecked window
The fact is that Matrix filmmakers Larry and Andy Wachowski not only wrote and produced “V,” but they are the nominal directors. It’s got their fingerprints all over it.
Either the folks at Warner Bros and Time-Warner weren’t paying a lot of attention or they just don’t think that a movie will make any bit of difference at this point. I couldn’t disagree more, and I have to tell you that if I was still actively worki
Knotts -- best known for playing deputy Barney Fife in the 1960s and Ralph Furley in the 1970s -- died at Cedars Sinai Medical Center Friday, the Los Angeles Times said Saturday.
In the tradition of recent years, they are expected to start with a prerecorded audiovisual intro encapsulating the year in film, then launch into Stewart's monologue, which they assume is what he'll be remembered for, for better or worse...
It is easy for strangers to ooze opinion about someone when that person has been six feet under for a half a century. James Byron Dean died when he was 24 years old; he died having completed only three movies but those movies burn with the intelligen
Everything "Bond". Stay up to date on the new Bond film. Who's cast for what roles - storyline - gadgets - past "Bond Girls" and where they are now - lots of fun for fans of 'Bond,... James Bond"
In the Name of Allah,which explores the struggles of homosexual Muslims. Gay Indian Muslim Parvez Sharma is directing the movie, which looks at gay, lesbian, and transgender Muslims across the Muslim and Western worlds.
The Road To Guantanamo, tells the story of 3 British Muslims who travelled in 2002 to a wedding in Pakistan and ended up as terrorist suspects at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. They were released in 2004.
"Night Watch," a gritty horror movie about an epic battle between the forces of light and dark on the streets of Moscow, broke all box office records on its domestic release in July 2004. In the US, it will be distributed in Russian with En
I saw a good movie Friday (I would rank it a B to B+), and thought I would pass it along since it is in very limited engagement.
The new film by Eugene Jarecki which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival
Steven Soderbergh, the multi-accoladed director of Traffic, Erin Brockovich and sex, lies and videotape, releases his new low-budget, experimental movie Bubble, simultaneously in cinemas, on pay-per-view television and on DVD.
"The Patriot" with Mel Gibson - movie goodies
The next generation of McDonald's Happy Meal toys could be a partial movie download from Walt Disney Co. into a specialized portable media player, according to a published report.
How Japanese-Americans were interned during the World War II is widely known, but few Americans realise hundreds of Alaskan natives suffered a similar fate, being forced from homes on the Aleutian and Pribilof islands when Japan's forces invaded
Final weeks of a fictional presidential reelection campaign, the president's political consultant fends off the distraught mother of a dead soldier by saying he only wished her son could come back to life to remind the country of the war's im