Movies

Review of “Redacted”

Introduction: A Better War Movie In American cinematography, war movies have come in two flavors exclusively: those movies which ultimately support and fetishize war, and those films which are critical of certain wars and actions; typically coming from a liberal… Read More ›

Review of “Modern Times”

Modern Times (1936), written, directed and starring Charlie Chaplin as the Tramp, is widely regarded as a classic film which, although mostly silent and black-and-white, effortlessly entertains contemporary audiences. Plot summary (Contains Spoilers) The film begins with Chaplin’s well-known character… Read More ›

Art and Marxism

Art can be understood as how we express ourselves, translating experiences, desires, emotions, and knowledge into concrete images, sounds, and so forth. All humans are artists and we all have a hint of creative spark within us. Marx noted that… Read More ›