Ahmed Hassan in “The Square”. Photo: Participant Media

Review: Children of a Revolution

The Square: This documentary takes us to the drama of the Arab Spring and the Tahrir Square in a unique way.

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Albert Finney in “The Gathering Storm”. Photo: HBO

The Defining Screen Portrait of Churchill

Churchill has been played by many actors in films and on TV on many occasions over the years, mostly as a supporting character, oddly enough.


Pamela Franklin and Maggie Smith in “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie”. Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Review: Truth, Beauty and Fascism

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie: Emphasis lies on the witty and sharp dialogue, combined with closeups that really put the performances on display.

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Jessica Chastain. Photo: A&E

Why the Oscars Need to Catch Up With the Golden Globes

Cheryl Boone Isaac’s knee-jerk defense of the Academy, which is evidently out of touch with America, is not helping Hollywood become more diverse.


Agata Kulesza and Agata Trzebuchowska in “Ida”. Photo: Music Box Films

Review: Life After Hitler and Stalin

Ida: The sadness and crushing weight of modern Poland’s history infuses every shot.

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Charlton Heston and Susan Hayward in “The President’s Lady”. Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Andrew Jackson in Movies

Andrew Jackson remains a topic well worth discovering in the field of films and television.

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Bill O’Reilly and Mike Huckabee on “The O’Reilly Factor”. Photo: Fox News

Already a Joke Candidate

One has to ask Mike Huckabee why he wants to reward terrorists, instead of calling them criminals.