Spike Lee


Spike Lee

Excerpt from the Spike Lee profile: In October 2005 Lee produced and directed a movie for HBO entitled When the Levee Broke – a reference to the devastating floods of Hurricane Katrina that had engulfed much of New Orleans the previous month. Lee made clear his belief that President Bush had been slow to dispatch federal aid workers to Louisiana because so […]

Kurt Loder: Avatar’s hackneyed politics – MTV Movie News


Unfortunately, whenever the action lets up and we’re returned to the piddling story, the picture slumps like a failed soufflé. It’s also heavily laced with political instruction of a most familiar sort. Cameron, who’s now 55, is a self-acknowledged aging hippie, and his boomer worldview is strictly by-the-numbers. Quaritch and Selfridge are evil Americans despoiling […]

Midnight Snack


I took The Wife to see the new Disney movie the other night. (She has a childlike side and particularly appreciates children’s movies. This is one of the aspects of her that I cherish the most.)
She loved this attempt to revitalize Disney’s tradition of traditional animation. And while it’s certainly great to see the company [...]

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Protesting While White: Chris Matthews’s New PC Crime


Ever since the election of our “post-racial President,” Chris Matthews, not to mention the rest of his cohorts at MSNBC, have done everything they can to drag race to the forefront of American politics—primarily by taking every opportunity to make opposition to Obama all about race.
But on this weekend’s Chris Matthews Show, Chris literally went [...]

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