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First Trailer For Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Stronger'

The Boston Marathon bombing was a tragedy that never should have happened. The people what were hurt and killed during those moments deserve to have their stories told in a respectful manner. That is not what they did with Patriot's Day earlier this year. That movie couldn't have been more disrespectful toward the people involved […]

'Hacksaw Ridge' Goes For Spectacle Instead Of Subtlety And Fails Spectacularly

Hacksaw Ridge might tell an interesting story but director Mel Gibson fumbles the execution so poorly it loses all meaning. Title: Hacksaw Ridge Director: Mel Gibson Summary: WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to […]

'Loving' Is Grounded, Beautiful, And Shows How Little Progress We've Made In Race Relations

Loving tells the grounded tale of how interracial marriage bans were ruled unconstitutional and feels frightening relevant in the current landscape. Title: Loving Director: Jeff Nichols Summary: Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, are sentenced to prison in Virginia in 1958 for getting married. As I mentioned in my The Eagle Huntress review, the […]