Among fans of graphic novels and comics, Alan Moore has become a household name.
One underestimates just how much books - ranging from paperbacks to comics to graphic novels - have an influence on what is seen on television and in film.
This all consuming experience in the Soviet psyche resulted in many films that portrayed the incredible heroism of the Soviet people.
The recent The Men Who Built America, was constructed upon the premise that a handful of wealthy, powerful men determined the course of the nation.
The film had its moments, including some poking fun at the original. Still, a good moment here or there cannot justify an otherwise dull movie.
Wranglers that worked with the animals had complained about the conditions, but their criticisms with the farm were reportedly ignored.
I doubted Spielberg's ability to pull off the dynamics and nuances of our 16th president and the times he lived in, yet, he did. "Lincoln" is his masterpiece
Some challenged the idea that ordinary people can commit evil acts because they simply follow orders. Some suggest people can become evil when they identify with evil ideology.
"Won't Back Down," the Hollywood movie portraying teachers unions as pretty much the devil, has set the record for the worst opening since 1982.
Two new and totally different films about Palestinian refugee camps premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.