February 9, 2023
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Review: Ruben Östlund’s latest satire critiques capitalism

By | Nov 1, 2022

After winning the prestigious Palme d’Or at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, “Triangle of Sadness” releases in theaters to shock audiences.


Review: Religious satire takes viewers to church

By | Sep 14, 2022

The comedic satire “Honk for Jesus. Save your Soul.” effectively tackles the immense misappropriation of wealth that occurs within Christianity.


Review: Javier Bardem shines in satirical comedy

By | Sep 10, 2022

Spanish director Fernando León de Aranoa’s newest satire “The Good Boss” features a formidable Javier Bardem at the center.


Review: Movie is thrillingly unpredictable

By | Nov 6, 2019

To predict “Parasite” is to ask the impossible, like erasing a memory, turning backward in time or evading gravity.


Review: Shocking satire crafts slapstick power struggle

By | Apr 9, 2018

“The Death of Stalin” contains hilarious performances across the board, a razor-sharp script and a desolate tone that adds plenty of emotional depth.


Review: Satirical drama’s message is overlong and obscure

By | Dec 12, 2017

Patience-testing and ambiguous, “The Square” is a prime example of a filmmaker trying to say far too many things with not nearly enough words.


Review: Complex characters go far in ‘Ingrid Goes West’

By | Aug 27, 2017

“Ingrid Goes West” is a multifaceted, character-rich, hilarious examination of celebrity culture, mental illness and social media addiction.


#CancelColbert More Complicated Than a Single Tweet (Pt. 2)

By | Apr 2, 2014

When I wrote about the ‘other side’ of the #CancelColbert controversy, the side that is being ignored by the mainstream media airtime but is at the heart of why the movement is so important, I realized I was getting myself into tricky territory.