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“The Children Act,” unequal, at times awkward, clamors for well-deserved attention

Film is based on the eponymous 2014 novel by Ian McEwan
Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci and Fionn Whitehead
Directed by Richard Eyre

For better or for worse, Ian McEwan doesn't see much virtue in religious beliefs or faith. To him, they are a hindrance at best, an absurdity at worst. Founders and practitioners of various religions and cults come up with a logic completely devoid of reason, one that’s meant only to establish their power on the sheep that follow them. Not mincing words, he makes the point in “The Children Act,” ... more >

Captain America: The First Avenger

Stand up and believe
Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan
Directed by Joe Johnston

Henry Ford did not invent the automobile. But he likely invented modern life.  He then used his fortune to build Greenfield Village, a park dedicated to the preservation of the horse and buggy world he had nudged to the past. The further we go with technology, the more we have a fascination with the past. As the future becomes more artificial, we come to know the past as the only thing more ... more >

TRAILER – Captain America: The First Avenger

Directed by Joe Johnston. Starring Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, and Stanley Tucci. [jwplayer config="TrailerPagePlayer" mediaid="4201"] ... more >