“In Theory, Communism Works”… But Only When You Work Together – The Young Karl Marx

Director Raoul Peck seems to have a thing for revolutionary intellectuals. Last year he was nominated for the Documentary Feature Oscar for his film,¬†I Am Not Your Negro, about the life of James Baldwin. Now, in a work of historical fiction (which tracks very closely with factual records), he looks at the founders of modern … Continue reading “In Theory, Communism Works”… But Only When You Work Together – The Young Karl Marx

Daniel Day-Lewis Reaps What He Sews – Phantom Thread

With just a few days to go before Oscar nominations come out, it's fitting to take a look at a film that is likely to pick up a few nods come Tuesday. The eighth film from writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson,¬†Phantom Thread has been available in "select cities" (i.e. Los Angeles and New York) for a … Continue reading Daniel Day-Lewis Reaps What He Sews – Phantom Thread