Various factions fight for the soul of the two major political parties because our broken election system props up the two-party system. We need proportional representation to better realize the ideals of democracy.
Matthew McConaughey gave a speech at the White House about the mass shooting in his hometown of Uvalde, Texas. While I’m not particularly passionate about the legal status of guns, I think his speech was a master class in political rhetoric.
There’s a growing number of progressives who have embraced the “socialist” label. I explain why this is a rhetorical mistake, regardless of the validity of their policy positions.
The Bad Batch attempts to be some sort of transgressive allegory, but its message is muddled and the plot is ridiculous.
Master and Commander paradoxically wants to be both Moby Dick and a rollicking adventure about great British men. You can’t be both.
No Hard Feelings is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. It looks like a rom-com, walks like a rom-com, but bites like a satire.
Fargo Season 3 consists of one plot hole after another, stumbling its way to a plot hole conclusion. Here’s an incomplete list.
I’m Thinking of Ending Things has all the thematic depth one would expect from a Charlie Kaufman film without any of the entertainment.
Season 2 of Fargo is the best in the series, but that’s not exactly high praise. Excellent acting and cinematography, poor writing.