Jeremy Kuzmarov: The hysteria about Russian election interference in 2016 is put in context when we consider that the United States has interfered in democratic elections in at least 30 different countries, including in support of Boris Yeltsin in 1996.
Eric A. Gordon: After all the scientific advances in understanding that humanity has painstakingly achieved, beating back superstition and ignorance, we know so much now about the universe that religion once sought to explain.
Walter G. Moss: Ferrante’s quartet is of epic proportions and deals with multiple family dynamics against a realistic background of social and political events.
If Corey, in a family backyard and a refurbished Los Angeles garage (his own, in fact), trained a generation of screen, television and stage artists, this remarkable saga begins with…the blacklist.
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.”