We Tell Secrets: A Story of Two Documentaries

This is a guest review from Anthony Flores. With revelations about the National Security Agency’s surveillance, government secrecy has been in the news.  Two recent documentaries, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks by Alex Gibney and Dirty Wars by Rick Rowley, happen to tackle this subject.  It should be a fortuitous opportunity to add…

Was the Worst Robin Williams Movie Just Ahead of its Time?

It’s difficult enough to make a successful commercial movie that affects the way we think about political or social issues. In general, people go to the movies to escape the stresses of the modern world, not be confronted with a reflection of them. But if you are going to make a movie that pushes political…