The Campaign

“The Campaign” Brings Modern Insight to a Familiar Story

“The Campaign,” the new election-season comedy starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, does exactly what you expect it to. It delivers big, raunchy laughs, while offering soft satire of the American political system. It is the rare political comedy that will play in both DC and Peoria. The film succeeds the most when it lampoons…

Peoria drive-in

Smalltown, USA: Recap and Thoughts on Conservative Movies

Last week, we counted down the Top 5 Most (Secretly) Conservative Movies of All-Time. When I started thinking about the list, I was as shocked as you were to see some of my favorite movie stars in such conservative movies. Does this mean that the actors, writers, and directors involved in those movies are really…

Bruce Almighty (2003)

Top Five Conservative Movies: Part One

Movies with hidden political agendas have been making news lately. Last month, Movieguide, a non-profit website that reviews films from a Christian perspective, released a report demonstrating that movies that promote conservative values perform better at the box office than those that don’t. More recently, Lou Dobbs made headlines by suggesting that both “The Lorax” and…