American Chaos (2018)

Great personal travelogue about one irate Democrat’s journey to understand the 2016 election result. Essentially an extended video diary, this features Chicagoan James Stern criss-crossing the country to seek out the fabled ‘Trumpland’ of America, where the voters James cannot believe actually exist, live. It’s a fun road trip. Stern’s scathing contempt and utter confusionContinue reading “American Chaos (2018)”

2016: Obama’s America (2012)

This became the highest-grossing documentary in US history when released in 2012, and snowballed to have such an effect on American public opinion that its maker the Conservative author and academic Dinesh D’Souza was actually jailed on dubious charges two years later. D’Souza’s films are party political broadcasts, diatribes really. He is unashamedly promoting theContinue reading “2016: Obama’s America (2012)”

Hillary’s America (2016)

D’Souza is the right-wing Michael Moore. Whatever you think of his politics, it’s hard to deny he is a charismatic and talented film-maker, whose works are highly personal travelogues of ideas full of imagery and smart commentary on the status quo, in which he himself is the endearing and intrepid star. Also like Moore, youContinue reading “Hillary’s America (2016)”