Sunday, January 13 2013
The only movie of 2012 that makes a strong case for America being a cohesive social body with moral purpose binding it together is Lincoln. For those keeping track, that film is set 147 years ago.
Thursday, December 20 2012
In Gus Van Sant’s comic drama, Frances McDormand and Matt Damon play sales people who've become almost sincere about the con games they play on rural people’s economic fears.
Tuesday, May 25 2010
As Promised Land reveals, South African opponents are moved by an unresolved correlation between pledges and property -- abstract and material, timeless and immediate.
Sunday, November 13 2011
“At the heart of apartheid is the division of the land.” This opening title card for Promised Land introduces its focus. In 1994, South Africa's African