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Posted on: Jul 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Duncan Jones' new film raises profound questions about the nature of our identities, as well as our relationships to our institutions.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2009, Source: AlterNet

One can almost make a checklist of contemporary issues the series explored: abortion, torture, prisoner rights, terrorism, drugs, and on and on.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2009, Source: AlterNet

"Watchmen" depicts what happens when an individual or a nation assumes unwarranted and unlimited powers.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2008, Source: City States

"The Dark Knight" warns against what happens when a society abandons its principles out of fear.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2008, Source: City States

Stores are overfilling with WALL-E merchandise that will soon clog our landfills. Yet this new Disney movie bills itself as pro-environment.

Posted on: May 28, 2008, Source: City States

The new Indiana Jones movie marks a new low in American cinema for its disturbingly casual use of nuclear weapons as a narrative device.