Oscars’ Politics

Having a political blog about TV and Movies means that the Academy Awards are like my Super Bowl. No where else are Film and Politics so prevalent. First of all I felt that with the exception of Host’s Jimmy Kimmel’s shots at Donald Trump the political statements were more subtle and less blatantly obvious this…

Last Week Tonight: Obamacare

In this weeks version of “Last Week Tonight” John Oliver went after the people who oppose Obamacare while looking to poke holes in any sort of replacement plan that Republicans have managed to put together so far as can be seen here. Oliver was appalled by one of the estimates of how much different age…

Hacksaw Ridge

I know I usually write about movies currently in theaters but I had to take a step outside of that and discuss the movie Hacksaw Ridge which I felt was in the realm of current because the DVD release was this week. This movie was absolutely incredible and it had a beautiful message standing for…

A Cure for Fake News

My roommates and I decided to go see the film “A Cure for Wellness” despite the not so flattering reviews and the under performance at the box office so far. The movie is about a wellness center that uses a miracle cure that isn’t what it seems. It was a good but extremely weird movie,…

The Great Wall

I went and saw the film “The Great Wall” starring Matt Damon, last night fully expecting to see Matt Damon be the Savior of this ancient of the Chinese, which had received a lot of criticism in the build up to it’s release. It was billed by many as culturally insensitive to have a white…

Last Week Tonight: Putin Problems

Although I normally disagree with John Oliver’s political views, I truly enjoy his weekly HBO segments of “Last Week Tonight.” This week he was talking about Russian President (dictator) Vladimir Putin, which can be seen┬áhere. John Oliver was specifically pointing out how there is evidence that suggests he is apart of intimidation and murders of…