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)”

The Loudest Voice (2019)

Roger Ailes is back! This time played by Russell Crowe in this somewhat gratuitous cash-in miniseries. Hollywood just loves this story it seems. Whilst Crowe is physically ridiculously too attractive a human being to be Roger Ailes, even under prosthetics and hours of make-up, this glossy, high quality offering from Showtime is an excellent deeperContinue reading “The Loudest Voice (2019)”

Hillary’s America (2016)

D’Souza is the right-wing Michael Moore. Whatever you think of his politics, it’s hard to deny that 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,Continue reading “Hillary’s America (2016)”