To Kill a Mockingbird Gregory Peck as Atticus? Dignified, steadfast, and impossibly handsome. The story? A masterfully acted and scripted morality play that elevates honor, courage, and human decency above all else. Its a great film, fondly remembered, and one of the few cases where the adaptation exceeds the source material. So what’s the problem? […]
Film TitleThe Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.
I don’t need a movie to tell me that the Catholic Church is completely fucked. [EDITOR’S NOTE: Today’s date in 1985 marks the first time that contraceptives were legalized in Ireland] I long ago accepted that priests preferred the bung hole to the Sermon on the Mount; nuns were repressed cunts in need of good […]
Film TitleJunebug (2005)
And things are only getting worse
The greatest of all crimes in American life is not rape, or murder, or even the public declaration of one’s opposition to Jesus, but rather the assumption of superiority…
Film TitleButterfield 8
An unimaginably gorgeous Elizabeth Taylor as a Manhattan call girl
The Golden Age of Prostitution
The Dark Gospel According To Matt Cale
Film TitleBurden of Dreams
Herzog defies all odds to make Fitzcarraldo without killing Kinski
Herzog achieves the impossible: his uncompromising vision.
Film TitleIn the Company of Men
Men fuck over the weaker sex, but they had rather be fucking each other
To be blunt, everything men do is a distraction from the unshakable truth that theyd rather be fucking each other.
Film TitleGlengarry Glen Ross
A wonderfully acted and scripted movie about the harsh world of sales.
Few films have been as woefully misunderstood as James Foley’s 1992 adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by David Mamet.
I fought the poop, and the poop won.