Walter G. Moss — The whole film can be viewed as a cry of despair against the “welfare reform” policies put in place by the Conservative Party (Tories), which has provided British prime ministers since 2010 when David Cameron assumed the position.
Ed Rampell: Although Paula Jean seems to be a W.A.S.P., her real life experiences in a devastated West Virginia were arguably more upsetting and oppressive than AOC’s growing up Puerto Rican in the Bronx.
Bill Meyer: “The corporate state is the near-total integration of corporate elites into the state, whereby it acts as an instrument of private profit and minority rule, while shrinking public participation.”
Ed Rampell: The actor/writer/director of movies known for their wild, wacky sense of humor and extraordinary visual panache was hell-bent on making his own rendition of Miguel de Cervantes’ 1605 novel Don Quixote about lost chivalry, madness and more.
Ed Rampell: When the proverbial long arm of the law presumably catches up with Joan – who may have been the KGB’s longest serving double agent? – in 1999, 84-year-old Dame Judi Dench depicts the purported Bolshie spy.