Category: Film Reviews

Movie Review: A United Kingdom

I take an in-depth look at the very well acted British film A United Kingdom¬†in…

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Review: Can We Take A Joke? Forewarned Free Speech Attack at Middlebury College

My most recent film review¬†at the Independent Institute blog examines the free speech message at…

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Review: Logan shows superhero action movies can also have soul

My movie review of Logan is up at the Independent Institute! This is a film…

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Review: Manchester-by-the-Sea Grips Audiences with Gritty Realism

Manchester-by-the-Sea is one of those movies I sometimes hesitate to see. I am pretty sure…

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Review: La La Land entertains with music, dance, and substance

The contemporary romantic dance musical La La Land continues to post strong earnings at the…

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How to fix Jack Reacher

I recently saw the Tom Cruise action film Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. The movie…

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The art of visual storytelling: Deepwater Horizon

The action film Deepwater Horizon has a lot of elements that make it one of…

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Jason Bourne and visual storytelling

I once read in a book on writing screenplays that movies are 80% visual, and…

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