In an era of too many sequels for the sake of sequels, where the best three minutes of the sequels are in the trailers, Captain America: Civil War lives up to its buildup. And then some. Besides being a good film, there are valuable elements in the story itself and in the development of the characters — both familiar and new — that mirror real-world post-9/11 events and reactions.
A new independent film, Revelation: Dawn of Global Government, premieres April 15 in Houston, Texas. Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels narrates this troubling documentary about America’s decades-long descent into statism, tyranny, and one-world government.
With as many films as have been made about the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Christ, attempting anything like a new take on “the greatest story ever told” is an ambitious undertaking. Kevin Reynolds, who wrote and directed Risen, attempted just that and — despite a few hiccups — did an admirable job of it.
What is an Article V convention? Should we or should we not have one? If enough states successfully petitioned Congress to call a convention what would happen? These questions and more are addressed in a new, short, crash course animated video produced by The John Birch Society.
The riveting 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, directed by big budget action film director Michael Bay and based on the nonfiction book 13 Hours by Mitchell Zuckoff, is a soldier’s-eye view of the notorious terrorist assaults on two American compounds in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012.
A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, there was a Republic, a Galactic Empire, and a rag-tag band of freedom fighters called "the Rebellion." There were Jedi Knights and Sith Lords, strange worlds and stranger characters. There was a myth and a legend. More recently, and much, much more closely, JJ Abrams made the best Star Wars film ever.
Truth, the movie about the central characters behind "Rathergate" — Dan Rather's accusation that George W. Bush tried evading service in Vietnam by joining the Texas National Guard — turns out to be varnish and entertainment only.
Given that Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth often reappears as media talking points, The Global Warming War was made to overwhelm the alarmists with science.
Disney-produced McFarland, USA, directed by kiwi Niki Caro (Whale Rider, North Country), presents Kevin Costner in the real life role of Jim White, a down-on-his-luck high school football coach from middle-class suburbia who is forced to take a job as a cross country coach in the titular McFarland, California.
For this Valentine's Day weekend, moviegoers looking for a date-night movie with their significant other have a choice between two extremes. On one end of the spectrum is Fifty Shades of Grey, a film based on the perverse novel by the same title. On the other end of the spectrum is Old Fashioned, an indie film that portrays a budding romance between two unlikely lovers and does so with a focus on honor and fidelity.