more by George Sax
published on Apr. 6, 2016 4am
The product of a poetic self-indulgence in preposterous creation.
published on Mar. 9, 2016 12am
Bernie is hardly a socialist, and his proposals are very much in line with American progressive traditions.
published on Feb. 10, 2016 1am
In 1989, when Michael Moore burst on the documentary film scene with his unprecedentedly successful film Roger and Me, the late film critic Pauline Kael was not among those acclaiming his debut.
published on Jan. 20, 2016 2am
For this film, director Michael Bay seems to have tempered his customary bombast.
published on Nov. 24, 2015 11pm
Playwright and screenwriter Lillian Hellman called it “Scoundrel Time,” the name of her mid-1950s memoir of her experience with America’s 1940-1950s pandemic of anti-communist hysteria and witch hunting, especially her confrontation with the congressional House Un-American Activities Committee (...
published on Nov. 18, 2015 1am
Election cycles seem to rev up popular resentment of the Fourth Estate, something we’ve witnessed in the recent complaints about reporting of questions regarding the accuracy of presidential candidate Ben Carson’s autobiography.
published on Nov. 18, 2015 12am
In the first five to 10 minutes of Lenny Abrahamson’s ‘Room’ a sense of unease develops.
published on Oct. 30, 2015 1pm
Based on a criminal prosecution in the 1960s against German war criminals, Labyrinth of Lies is an accessible story about national and individual German guilt in the aftermath of the Holocaust.
published on Oct. 22, 2015 3pm
It’s NOT a biopic, says Aaron Sorkin.
published on Oct. 14, 2015 12am
Two films deliver civics lesson, one via historical fiction and one via historical fact.