Review: ‘Lincoln’s Dilemma,’ Bringing History to Life, For Good Reasons

What do we really know about Abraham Lincoln?  (Picture above: depiction of Abraham Lincoln as featured in Lincoln’s Dilemma on Apple TV+.) The 16th President of the United States has been widely hailed, widely vilified, and widely misunderstood. His role in history is assured, though what role, exactly, is yet to be determined, even more than 150 years after his death.  The four-episode mini-series Lincoln’s … Continue reading Review: ‘Lincoln’s Dilemma,’ Bringing History to Life, For Good Reasons

Review: ‘Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America”

The documentary follows criminal defense and civil rights lawyer Jeffery Robinson as he draws a stark timeline.  Directed by Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler, daughters of civil rights attorney William Kunstler, the documentary is centered around a lecture given by Jeferey Robinson in front an invited audience at New York’s Town Hall.  Robinson lays out a clear, straight-forward, logical, impassioned and enlightening  presentation of evidence, … Continue reading Review: ‘Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America”

Review: ‘The Wolf and the Lion’

Playful animals in gorgeous landscapes. What more do you need? Strewn with amazing coincidences and unlikely circumstances, the gorgeous backdrop of a forest in Canada is, nonetheless, the perfect setting for The Wolf and the Lion, which centers around the bond of brotherhood that is quickly established by the titular characters. Humans are almost beside the point.  Still, humans are what give the film its … Continue reading Review: ‘The Wolf and the Lion’