Topics :: social satire
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By Padraic Maroney | Friday Jul 18, 2014
An unnecessary sequel proves that the filmmakers are inept at creating a linear film with a consistent tone.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
Costa-Gavras may be a dyed-in-the-wool lefty filmmaker with titles to his credit like "Z" and "Missing," but that doesn’t mean he lacks a sense of fun.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
Director José Padilha has created a film that’s only part remake, with the rest being a new story for a new century. Add this release to your current collection.
By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jan 30, 2014
Gay activists have found a new way to protest Putin’s anti-gay propaganda laws: via a risqué video creating a neologism for "Sochi" related to anal sex.
By Bobby McGuire | Friday Aug 23, 2013
A bogus news article written about plans for a fictitious state-wide mandatory gay conversion therapy program backed by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) went viral yesterday after being posted on the political satire website National Report.
By Chris Sosa | Monday Jul 16, 2012
If you’re an indie film fan with a dark sense of humor, the "God Bless America" DVD release will make a welcome addition to the collection.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Aug 27, 2009
With his second novel, "The Sower," Kemble Scott, author of the outrageous and uproarious best-seller "SoMa," refocuses our attentions on the harmful and repressive myths that we’ve been trained to swallow as true and self-evident.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Aug 17, 2009
How useful are social networking sites, really? Your inquisitive columnist sets out to discover the limits and the boundaries of Facebook.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jun 1, 2009
Whip-smart and devastatingly funny, James Morrow’s novel asks the crucial question: can a man in a lizard suit end World War II before atom bombs are dropped?
By Kilian Melloy | Monday May 25, 2009
Fat, fascism, and Elvis Presley propel the sci-fi farce "The Good Humor Man," by Andrew Fox.
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