For director Mike Leigh, a truly inspired film is often followed by a smaller, less ambitious one, a sort of throat-clearing before the next big effort.
Of the 81 pioneers trapped in the mountains, a little over half survived. Even if it were provable that no one turned to cannibalism, why do people today care so much whether they did or didn't?
The hubris of the missionary's position, either as part and parcel of the European colonial system or as part and parcel of the American Century, is inescapable once you notice it.
Teddy Daniels, the U.S. Marshal played by Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's new movie doesn't know what he's in for when he arrives on Shutter Is...
A common theme runs through several films slated to hit theaters soon: the earth and its fate. "Take heed," the filmmakers seem to be saying, "or these will be our struggles."
America's last honest institution, Consumer Reports, decides to check out perhaps the greatest invention in modern history since liquid Prell, namely GPS systems.
The interesting thing about McCainnibalism is that it does not stop with trying to obliterate members outside of the campaign. The political gorging begins to happen on the inside.
Much ink was spilled over Mitt Romney's speech last week about his Mormon faith. Very little attention was paid to America's dark history of anti-Mormonism.