Walter Moss: The Loman tragedy, however, is not caused just by the family’s own failings. America’s capitalist consumer culture also contributes to it.
Walter G. Moss: A constant reoccurring problem that the USA has had in its various military and political interventions in Latin America, and countries such as Vietnam, Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan is that the governments we support are corrupt and/or undemocratic, and have different goals than we do.
Walter Moss: In Manchester by the Sea, Lee is not consoled by his apparent Catholic religion. As he twice tells his nephew Patrick near the end of the film, “I can’t beat it.”
Walter Moss: The filmmaker also believes that we should practice humility by following Germany’s example in regard to admitting the sins of the past.
Walter Moss: In the period depicted in The Kukotsky Enigma many people withdrew their “energy, emotions, and interests” from “activity controlled by the socialist state” to their own private realm.