Daniel Larison

Posts in category “film”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Making sense of the Cambodian genocide. George Packer reviews Thierry Cruvellier’s The …

Posted April 11th, 2014

Romney the Unlikely Pessimist (II)

I watched the Romney documentary over the weekend, and I was struck …

Posted January 27th, 2014

The Stupidity of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Andrew Romano reviews all of the Jack Ryan films, and describes the …

Posted January 20th, 2014

Romney the Unlikely Pessimist

Byron York reviews the campaign documentary Mitt, and he emphasizes the evidence …

Posted January 20th, 2014

Many War Movies Are Antiwar

Calum Marsh makes a ridiculous generalization: But it’s important to remember that …

Posted January 10th, 2014

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Tolkien

Peter Jackson stretched a short adventure story into a tortured epic.

Posted December 19th, 2013

Skyfall and Realism

John O’Sullivan concludes a review of Skyfall with an odd comment: Standpoint …

Posted December 2nd, 2012

Misunderstanding Tolkien

So Robert Rodi has apparently never read The Two Towers: Peter Jackson …

Posted December 2nd, 2012

Atlas Shrugged Part II and the “Real” Paul Ryan

Jordan Bloom has investigated how the second Atlas Shrugged movie was made. …

Posted September 29th, 2012

Rajesh Khanna, R.I.P.

Bollywood legend Rajesh Khanna has passed away at the age of 69. …

Posted July 18th, 2012