As a highlight of the some of the worst of American society while managing to bring the comedy successfully, there are few movies that do this as well as Borat. Its easy to forget, especially with the character becoming such … Continue reading Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006) Review
One thing you’ll notice very quickly about Vice is that it is not your usual biopic. Rather than take a straight, linear look at the life of Dick Cheney, Vice plays with the usual biopic tropes slightly. It mixes up the … Continue reading Oscars 2019: Vice (2018) Review
In America (and I’m sure many other countries too) Mr. Rogers is a TV icon. He plays a key part for many people’s childhoods, has been parodied and paid homage to many times over and entered American TV folklore. As for … Continue reading Best of the Rest 2018: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Review
Assassination Nation looks like a violent slice of American satire. There doesn’t seem to be anything about current society that the movie isn’t trying to make a comment on. Within this trailer we see the effects of social media, hacking, blame … Continue reading Trailer of the Week: Assassination Nation
This month we review a selection of movies from Empire’s 100 Greatest Movies list. Today is Number 60: American Beauty. There is a great appeal to a character who decides to start “taking matters into their own hands.” In the case … Continue reading 100 Greatest Movies Month: American Beauty (1999) Review
To start let’s make something perfectly clear: This is not a political post! Nor is it me hating on America, a country I have a lot of time and respect for. This is a post about the movies, or in particular … Continue reading How do the rest of the world feel when America saves them?