Movie Reviews

‘White Material’ and Transnational Cinema

‘White Material’ and Transnational Cinema

In the last quarter century, the end of colonialism and the perpetuation of modernity have brought about the concept of transnational cinema. In definition, a nation is usually considered a specific geographic area where the people within its borders share common culture and ideology. Benedict Anderson, a professor emeritus of International Studies at Cornell University, […]

Netflix Classic Movies: Assassination (1987) [Review]

Netflix Classic Movies: Assassination (1987) [Review]

Assassination is a taut and action-packed drama that is now available for streaming on Netflix. It co-stars real-life husband and wife actors, Charles Bronson (The Great Escape) and Jill Ireland (The Valachi Papers). The classic film is centered on a secret service agent’s (Bronson) attempts to foil an assassination plot against the newly elected first […]

Philip Seymour Hoffman Shines in ‘A Most Wanted Man’ [Review]

Philip Seymour Hoffman Shines in ‘A Most Wanted Man’ [Review]

Philip Seymour Hoffman shines in A Most Wanted Man, which is one of his final film roles prior to his death. As most readers are already aware, Hoffman was found dead of a heroin overdose in his Upper West Side apartment in Manhattan back in February 2014. The native New Yorker and talented actor left behind a […]