MEMBERS ONLY: A Greenwald/Snowden Critic's Review of 'Citizenfour' (It Was Actually Damn Good)
It's possible to love a movie that's factually screwy. It's also possible to love a movie about unlikable people. As Chez Pazienza and I discussed on our membership-only podcast The After Party, Oliver Stone's JFK is a somewhat appropriate relative of Laura Poitras' Academy ...read more
MEMBERS ONLY: Snowden's Fans Made It Really Hard to Be Gracious About 'Citizenfour'
Those of you who listen to the Bob & Chez Show After Party podcast are aware that I announced I was rooting for the Snowden documentary Citizenfour to win an Academy Award. I also fully disclosed that it was partly due to the fact that I'm friends with someone who worked on the ...read more
And the Outrage Goes To: Your Guide To Everything the Internet Is Fuming Over from the Oscars
(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images) You may as well accept it: There is nothing, absolutely nothing these days, that can't be ruined by identity politics. No matter how innocuous an event, action or inaction may seem, there's somebody, somewhere, from some particular political ...read more