Generation Wealth looks at our money-obsessed culture, but gets distracted

C+ Documentary Directed by Lauren Greenfield Let's start with the obvious: The extreme wealth and greed inherent in our society is destroying our lives, our culture, and even the planet's ability to support human life. Lauren Greenfield studied outragious American affluence before in the excellent documentary The Queen of Versailles, where she studied one couple … Continue reading Generation Wealth looks at our money-obsessed culture, but gets distracted

Sorry to Bother You, but you don’t want to miss this movie

A- Comedy Written and directed by Boots Riley I worry that people will assume that this very pointed comedy is nothing but a Get Out rip-off. Both movies combine humor, horror, and social commentary, and were made by an African-American neophyte director with a decidedly black point of view. But if you know anything about … Continue reading Sorry to Bother You, but you don’t want to miss this movie

Eating Animals: Knowing what you consume

A- Documentary Directed by Christopher Dillon Quinn From the book by Jonathan Safran Foer Warning: This documentary contains many horribly gruesome images. And unlike the gore in horror movies, you know that it's all real. Considering the film's title and the involvement of outspoken vegan (and movie star) Natalie Portman, one would assume that Eating … Continue reading Eating Animals: Knowing what you consume

You’ll want to put Boundaries between yourself and this movie

F Road movie Written & directed by Shana Feste Road movies follow a very close formula. Two or three people, usually relatives who hate each other, are forced together on a long road trip. Along the way, they argue, learn more about each other, and bond. In the end, they've learned something about themselves and … Continue reading You’ll want to put Boundaries between yourself and this movie