Tag: 4 stars

  • Upgrade


    Upgrade (2018) – IMDb Upgrade: Directed by Leigh Whannell. With Logan Marshall-Green, Melanie Vallejo, Steve Danielsen, Abby Craden. Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when the world of Grey, a self-labeled technophobe, is turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant. via IMDb: […]

  • Thoroughbreds

    Thoroughbreds (2017) – IMDb Thoroughbreds: Directed by Cory Finley. With Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks. Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems-no matter what the cost. via IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5649108/

  • The Man Who Knew Too Little

    The Man Who Knew Too Little (Published 2018) The most ignorant man in America knows that Donald Trump is president — but that’s about it. Living a liberal fantasy is complicated. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/10/style/the-man-who-knew-too-little.html

  • All-American Nazis

    All-American Nazis


  • The Spy Who Came Home

    The Spy Who Came Home

    The Spy Who Came Home Why an expert in counterterrorism became a beat cop. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/05/07/the-spy-who-came-home

  • Dying Laughing

    The Hilarious Life and Agonizing Death of Online Comedy For years, inventive companies like The Onion and Funny or Die capitalized on a culture that just wanted to laugh online. But after massive disruptions in digital advertising and on social media platforms, those companies find themselves imperiled. Did the internet kill its comedy? via The […]

  • The Ridiculous Saga Of Lance Armstrong, The Cheater Who Became An Enemy Of The State

    The Ridiculous Saga Of Lance Armstrong, The Cheater Who Became An Enemy Of The State

    The Ridiculous Saga Of Lance Armstrong, The Cheater Who Became An Enemy Of The State It was more than five years ago when Lance Armstrong went on Oprah, looked her in the eye, and admitted to the world that his iconic comeback story was fueled by the most comprehensive doping regimen in cycling history. The […]

  • Trump: An American Dream

    Watch Trump: An American Dream | Netflix Official Site Friends, associates and critics reveal the truly American story of Donald Trump, the brash businessman who defied the odds to become U.S. president. Link: https://www.netflix.com/title/80206395

  • The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code

    The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code

    [contentcards url=”https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-05-03/the-gambler-who-cracked-the-horse-racing-code”]

  • Annihilation


  • After 16 Years, Afghanistan War Is ‘At Best A Grinding Stalemate,’ Journalist Says

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  • Words You Can’t Say

    [contentcards url=”https://thisamericanlife.org/637/words-you-cant-say”] In this politically charged climate, it feels like you have to be super careful with your language, no matter who you are or what side you’re on. Stories about people who say the “wrong” thing and suffer the consequences, including a very conservative Republican from Louisiana who’s lambasted for being too liberal.