Movies

NYT's Movie Critic: Bush Years "One Long, Dumb, Dirty Joke"

Chief movie critic A.O. Scott: "If you think the last seven years have been one long, dumb, dirty joke - or maybe if, sometimes, you just wish you could believe as much - then 'Harold & Kumar ...

Wow: Ben Stein's Evolution Documentary "Unprincipled Propaganda Piece"

Jeannette Catsoulis: "One of the sleaziest documentaries to arrive in a very long time, 'Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed' is a conspiracy-theory rant masquerading as investigative inquiry."

The Revolt Against Sincerity

Times Decries " Anti-Communist Witch Hunt" in Hollywood Obit

Thank goodness for that: "By the time [director Jules Dassin] wrote and directed "Never on Sunday," a comedy about a good-hearted prostitute, the anti-Communist witch hunt in the United States had ...

Movie Critic: Blacks & the Poor Are in "Exile in America"

Manohla Dargis embraces left-wing alienation: "...they have made a powerful political argument, backed by evidence provided by the shaming indifference of the government, that to be poor and black ...

Money Talks, but Will Hollywood Listen?

A new study shows less profanity in film leads to higher profits for movie studios.

More Liberal Moralizing From Movie Critic Manohla Dargis

Movie critic/climatologist Dargis on a new documentary with an environmental theme: "With the polar ice caps melting, I want more than poetry and blame. I want a plan."

Motion Picture Association Chief Wants 'Healthier' Food in Theaters

Former Agricultural Secretary Glickman carries on fight from the Clinton administration about what we eat.

Choose-Life Movie Plots? They're Fictions, 'Consoling' and 'Cutesy'

Only pro-abortion movies are honest about the lives of women, in the view of Washington Post movie reviewer Ann Hornaday.

Bella and the Pro-Life Film Trend

Movie critics will probably hate Bella, since it doesn't even have oodles of sex and profanity in it to keep them entertained. Variety already booed: Manipulative pic trades in fairy-tale views of ...
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