In this fifth film based the fictional CIA assassin created by Robert Ludlum is still in search of his identity. As noted in the first film, The Bourne Identity, Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) is
From the story of the Garden of Eden to the fictional tale of Tarzan, the question of whether we can have a close companionship, and even a familial relationship, with the animals is explored.
It was difficult to imagine how the sequel to Now You See Me could be as intricate and inventive as the first. Yet it is. And in several rather satisfying ways it even surpasses the first film.
There have been three monumental periods of change in Cuba in the last 100 years. The first centered on the Spanish-American War that was notable in 1898 for the sinking of the
Most of us are just waking up to the realization that the Internet, which has taken over our lives in retail, e-mail, and every other form of communication, is not only one of our greatest
The moral questions raised from using drones to assassinate an enemy are many. Similar to the impossible situation presented in Sophie’s Choice, this film explores an impossible situation in
The best fiction is inspired by actual events. Thus when Herman Melville wrote Moby Dick in 1851, his imagination was captured by the actual destruction of the whaling vessel Essex thirty
Freedom to express one’s self is a cherished American tradition. It is not by accident that the First Amendment added to the U.S. Constitution is the provision of “freedom of speech”. Even
The question whether any person can objectively report the news is the underlying theme of James Vanderbilt’s debut film Truth. Focusing on the true events surrounding a news team
In Pan, Jason Fuchs reimagines the character of Peter Pan created by J.M. Barrie in 1902 and 1904. Rather than a boy who will not grow up, we now have a special child born of a deep love
The fictional tale of a holocaust survivor’s return to her family and friends is a story exploring human identity and relationship. Adapted from a French novel by Hubert Monteilhet and
It was Dante in his Inferno who first described hell as a place where all hope is abandoned. Conversely then, he infers that heaven is a place of hope and that to have hope is a necessary
Presenting perhaps the most thought-provoking film to date on Artificial Intelligence, Alex Garland has created a masterpiece as both the writer and director of Ex Machina. Choosing this
Directing himself in the title role, Russell Crowe creates a multilayered romantic tale in The Water Diviner. Set within the First World War when Australia invades the Ottoman empire, the
Recognizing that the human race is diverse and individuals are unique requires us to deliberately look beneath superficial differences to examine the character of the person. But navigating this
There is no way to get around it, war is hell. Innocents are slaughtered along with evil men and women. American Sniper takes us to the surgical center of the activities required to wage
Everyone has regrets in life, but sometimes it takes a lifetime to understand what causes you to make bad choices in the first place. We are conditioned by parents, schools, friends, and society
Abraham Lincoln is an American icon and one of the most beloved persons in American history. His oversized presence in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC is a tribute to the immense
Interstellar is classic science fiction. As is often the case, a catastrophic disaster falls upon humanity and it is human ingenuity and scientific advancement that provides the solution.
The troubled father-son relationship has been a staple in literature and film. It portrays the universal struggle that all sons experience to some extent to gain their father’s approval while at