Star Trek Into Darkness
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III
makes its timely arguments with passion and conviction.
Conventional and one-sided.
| Original Score: 2/4
War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death is a depressing look at political manipulation and news media compliance.
| Original Score: 3/5
The doc is sobering, straightforward, and a bit drab, but to the participants' credit, it's also an entirely nonpartisan endeavor.
Makes a strong case that when it comes to military action, the American public has been deceived by presidents from Lyndon Johnson on down the line to the current occupant of the White House.
| Original Score: 3/4
While the film is intensely skeptical of the power elite, it has a refreshing faith in democracy.
Overlapping with other recent docus, pic nonetheless presents a stimulating argument.