Category Archives: Film

Problematic Mule

Meanwhile, over at Variety, Peter Debruge finds “The Mule”, Clint Eastwood’s latest film, “problematic”. There’s a word for people like Earl Stone, and that’s “problematic.” Most white Americans have a relative like Earl, who’s old enough to remember a time … Continue reading

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Children of Men (2006)

A recent piece at Counter-Currents prompted me to reflect on Alfonso Cuarón’s film Children of Men (2006), loosely based on the novel by PD James. The piece by Trevor Lynch confirms that the pregnant woman being black (in the film) is … Continue reading

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The Square (2017)

After reading the interesting premise of the film from a discussion of it Counter-Currents, I checked out The Square (2017), a film directed by Ruben Östlund. While I wouldn’t call it a great film, it is an interesting one, and … Continue reading

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Whitey on the Moon

Rabbi Richard Brody doesn’t seem to like Gentile White People. He especially doesn’t like films that feature Gentile white people as the leading characters. We recently saw Brody take issue with the Unbearable Whiteness of John Krasinski’s horror film A Quiet … Continue reading

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Rabbi Brody’s Peppermint Schtick

Richard Brody (the famed New Yorker movie critic whose worldview and appearance are very much that of a rabbi) is not a fan of films which feature Gentile white people. He intimates their time is done, their epoch over. It … Continue reading

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Judy Garland – Everybody Sing (1938)

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Angry Asians on ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Jiayang Fan, of the Sarah Jeong Defense Space Force, reviews Crazy Rich Asians, and of course slavishly works out the woke aspects of the film vs. its microaggressive stereotypes (“How to Watch “Crazy Rich Asians” Like an Asian-American”). With an … Continue reading

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On the 10th Anniversary of “Step Brothers” (2008)

Why does every culture-related interview have to inject Trumphitler? What is amazing is how insular their world is, so insular and monolithic in political opinion that journalistic interviewers, when interviewing A-listers and whatnot, have full confidence that their Trump insults … Continue reading

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No Good Heroes in an Occupation

If you look underneath the surface, the world of contemporary B-movies (aka ‘straight to video’) contains a plethora of films channeling the zeitgeist’s inner anxieties about illegal immigration. Two recent examples: Occupation (2018): A small group of town residents have … Continue reading

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First Look at “First Reformed” (2018)

Is Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed” an SJW fantasy, a critique of SJW-ness’ telos, a parody of SJW-ness, or some strange combination thereof? Schrader himself has always struck me as a conservative guy, or at a minimum not a PC guy. … Continue reading

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