Posts Tagged ‘politics’
Sean Penn stars in "The Gunman," a 2015 action-thriller directed by Pierre Morel ("Taken") and released by Open Road Films.

The Gunman

An ill fit for Sean Penn on fronts of art and altruism, "The Gunman" plays like something the actor, co-writer and producer probably loathes: "voluntourism."
Pay 2 Play (2014)

Pay 2 Play

"Pay 2 Play" examines the influence of corporate money on politics and free speech.

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Uranium Drive-In

More than just an environmental documentary, "Uranium Drive-In" presents a compelling look at both sides of a complex issue.

The Purge

A shotgun marriage between real and fictional fearmongering that invites you to the wedding, lets you decide on which side to sit, and definitely omits a sermon.

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Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at last year's Oscars, "No" is a political period piece that's worthy of the hype.
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A Whisper to a Roar

A politically charged social commentary, "A Whisper to a Roar" is an inspiring documentary focused on highlighting the power of a collective people.


The Dictator

Based on "The Dictator," I'd say Sacha Baron Cohen's reign of funny has come to an end.

The Dictator

People will be talking about "The Dictator" in 10 years — just about whether it emboldened Sacha Baron Cohen to greater challenges or mired him in mediocrity.

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Big Miracle

A relatively engaging based-on-true-events fish movie, "Big Miracle" satisfies all of the requirements of the inspirational true story.
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What’s the Matter With Kansas?

This political documentary succeeds by being very respectful and intelligent.


Heroes of the Zeroes: W.

"W." — in which Oliver Stone's usually wicked satire turned toward subtle invective — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
Fair Game inside

Fair Game

The latest Iraq related movie has flaws, but has plenty of payoffs.

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But I’m Not Wrong…

Bill Maher tells a lot of political and religious jokes that just seem dull at this point.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Nothing But the Truth

"Nothing But the Truth" — a flawless rumination on First Amendment attacks — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.