Scott Holleran

Scott Holleran is a writer and journalist. His articles have been published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Los Angeles Times and Wall Street Journal. Visit his Web site at www.scottholleran.com.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s Flaws are Fundamental

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s Flaws are Fundamental

The Star Wars inversion from 1977’s can-do Americanism to blank Nineties reboot and post-9/11 tribalism is complete. JJ Abrams directs and Kathleen Kennedy guides as Disney funds this mashup of mysticism and mainstreamed “social justice” pap.

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.

The Last Emperor

The Last Emperor

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

Heroism in Sports: 1949’s The Stratton Story

Heroism in Sports: 1949’s The Stratton Story

A simple American story about a man and the work and woman he loves makes director Sam Wood’s biopic, authorized by Chicago White Sox pitcher Monty Stratton, a compelling and inspiring motion picture.

Interview with Robert Benton

Interview with Robert Benton

Scott Holleran met with writer and director Robert Benton to talk about his distinguished career. 1979’s Kramer vs. Kramer won the Best Picture Academy Award and earned Benton two Oscars for Best Screenplay and Best Director.

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