HBO’s cultural hegemony is in decline.
The shockingly negative reaction to “Game of Thrones’” final season is just the most vulgar sign of its faded fortunes.
The proliferation of all … Read More
The recent Salisbury Review, a quarterly conservative magazine founded by Sir Roger Scruton, began this way:
“A woman who calls herself a man can have a baby, but … Read More
Once at a family gathering several relatives tried their best to convince me that Orson Welles had directed “The Third Man.”
I knew it wasn’t true but couldn’t for the … Read More
What can be said about Michael Caine that hasn’t been said before?
The man is a treasure. One of the last true personality or je ne sais quoi actors. These … Read More
“Easter eggs” can blow the lid off hidden meanings, foreshadow plot twists or even offer profound insights into humanity.
For instance, if you were paying attention to a bookshelf in … Read More
So Idris Elba has been dragged into #MeToo debate.
Thankfully not because of anything naughty he’s done, but because apparently he’s woke or something.
While some … Read More
One of the great unsung traditions of Disneyland (and Walt Disney World) is the Christmas Candlelight Processional.
The origins of this Yuletide celebration go back to the original park’s first … Read More
Netflix’s “Outlaw King” is essentially the sequel to “Braveheart.”
Robert the Bruce is one of the main characters in Mel Gibson’s epic of Scottish freedom. But in that Oscar-winning story … Read More
Netflix’s new documentary, “ReMastered: Tricky Dick & the Man in Black,” refers to President Richard M. Nixon and Johnny Cash, respectively.
The relatively short film (about 60 minutes) recounts the … Read More
We’re entered a golden age for the anthology format after a very long dry spell.
The genre got fresh blood from streaming channels, especially Netflix’s sci-fi friendly series “Black Mirror.” … Read More
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