Category Archives: Film

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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P.C. at Hanging Rock

We live at a time when even The Globe Theater, where Shakespeare’s plays were originally unveiled, has gone Full Woke. Following Peter Weir’s celebrated 1975 cinematic adaptation of Joan Lindsay’s 1967 novel Picnic at Hanging Rock, Amazon has created a new … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Whiteness & Metaphorical Silence of “A Quiet Place”

With Wakanda Mania subsiding, and Get Out a distant memory, the #TooManyWhitePeople hive-mind is pivoting towards direct anti-white hatred. In The New Yorker, Richard Brody writes on ‘The Silently Regressive Politics of “A Quiet Place”’: The noise of “A Quiet … Continue reading

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You Were Never Really Here (2017)

You Were Never Really Here is a trippy, brutal, very impactful, and overall excellent film (current RT score of 88%) by Scottish-born Lynne Ramsay, who both wrote the screenplay and most ably directs the film. Joaquin Phoenix, who always excels … Continue reading

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Chappaquiddick (2018): Advance Reviews

Richard Roeper writes: Chappaquiddick reminds us that without the Kennedy name and influence, the man who drove a car off a bridge, swam to shore and left a young woman to die, and then went into hiding and defense mode, … Continue reading

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