LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM

Man, America can really be an asshole when it wants to be. LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM kinda drives that point home with a club. Rory Kennedy’s documentary is literally about the final days of the United States presence in Saigon. It is filled with heroes and heartbreak. Blind belief in American exceptionalism and resignation that … Continue reading LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM

THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES

What's worse than a movie that stinks from start to finish? A movie that has moments of greatness interrupted by scenes of abysmal writing, acting, and special FX. Welcome to the world of The Hobbit trilogy. I held off passing judgement on these movies until I saw if Peter Jackson could stick the landing. Nope. … Continue reading THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES