Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver: Flawed, Engrossing and Prophetic

Why Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver is Flawed, Engrossing and Prophetic About Today’s Culture

David Lean’s “Lawrence of Arabia”

Unraveling the Mysterious Allure of David Lean’s “Lawrence of Arabia”

The Joker Movie: Making Outcasts Into Monsters

The Joker Movie: Making Outcasts Into Monsters

The Joker depicts with a penetrating portrayal by Joaquin Phoenix of the much-maligned, non-college-bred white male, which is why the “social justice” thugs hate this film sight unseen, the various factors that breed one of today’s most persecuted minorities, the American outcast, into monsters.

O Captain! My Captain! By Walt Whitman

O Captain! My Captain! By Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman composed this elegy, or mourning poem, "O Captain! My Captain!" after Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865. O Captain! My Captain! our fearful trip is done; The ship has weather'd every rack, the prize we sought is won; The port is near, the bells I...

The Last Emperor

The Last Emperor

Scott Holleran on Bertolucci’s muted, mythological, China-themed masterpiece.

The Hero’s Journey

What trials unite Katniss Everdeen, Harry Potter, Frodo Baggins and many of literature’s most interesting heroes — and you?

Invictus

Invictus

I am the master of my fate,
I am the captain of my soul.

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