“You’re the Only Home I Ever Had” – On Munich and the Meaning of Home in an Unpredictable World

In 2005, Steven Spielberg released two films that were very different, at least on the surface. One was War of the Worlds. It starred Tom Cruise doing a lot, and I mean A LOT, of running. The other was Munich, which profiled Israel’s violent response to the massacre of Israeli athletes by the Palestine Liberation…Read more “You’re the Only Home I Ever Had” – On Munich and the Meaning of Home in an Unpredictable World

Film Review: Game Change (2012)

One of the most engaging appearances in Game Change, the 2012 HBO film about Sarah Palin and the 2008 election, is not Julianne Moore take on the infamous former governor of Alaska. It is actually Tina Fey, who spectacularly impersonated Palin in a number of SNL skits during the '08 cycle, and who has continued to…Read more Film Review: Game Change (2012)