‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’ is a good success

“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” – “This film is unsuitable for children under the age of 3.” – Four by Two Films And how! The aforementioned, extremely valid warning appears just before the opening credits to “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” – which, naturally, is a follow-up to director Larry Charles’ megahit “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” (2006). After watching this wild, distasteful, uncomfortable, no-holds-barred comedy, this critic can think of many…

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ argues that 1968 and 2020 aren’t so different

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” – The Left Coast hosted The Summer of Love in 1967, a time when 100,000 young people converged on San Francisco for music, art, and a sense of community. In August 1969, the East Coast hosted Woodstock, the famous conglomeration of all-star musical acts and 400,000 human beings touching down on an Upstate NY farm for three days of peace, love, and rock ‘n’ roll/folk melodies. In between these iconic events, the American Midwest held an altogether different affair, the 1968 Democratic Convention.  Hosted…