Movie Review: The Big Country (1958)

This character contrast on an epic scale has everything it needs in abundance and more, from the technological tool used to outsmart the warring tribes, the playfulness of a romance between equals and the sight of a man facing the big country alone, prepared foremost with the use of his reasoning mind.

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The Merchant of Mars

The head of NASA convinces the President that space exploration should be done by private industry, and the United States government declares, “The first person to land on Mars, live there a year, and return alive owns the whole Red Planet.” Welcome to the greatest race in history.

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Movie Review: Sully

Clint Eastwood (Jersey Boys, American Sniper, Gran Torino, Invictus) made another little character masterpiece with Sully, starring Tom Hanks as Captain Chesley Sullenberger. Review by Scott Holleran

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The Hero’s Journey

What trials unite Katniss Everdeen, Harry Potter, Frodo Baggins and many of literature's most interesting heroes -- and you? Matthew Winkler takes you through the crucial events that make or break a hero as based on the works of Joseph Campbell's A Hero With a...

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