This has become a rather depressing run of movies. Last week, I saw Oscar Grant get shot during a routine act of police brutality. This week, I saw Captain Phillips get rescued (which involved quite a show of naval power, and three deadly sniper bullets). 1,459 more words
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Released 2013. Directed by Bill Condon. Screenplay by Josh Singer, based on “Inside Wikileaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World’s Most Dangerous Website” by Daniel Domscheit-Berg and “Wikileaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy” by David Leigh and Like Harding. 1,563 more words
The Criterion Collection, a continuing series of important classic and contemporary films presents Bloody Sunday.
With breathtaking verisimilitude and startling immediacy, Bloody Sunday re-creates Northern Ireland’s most controversial contemporary tragedy. 1,529 more words