Review of Client 9

Review of Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer written and directed by Alex Gibney Rating ***** This film came out around the same time as the documentary The Inside Job. In many ways this film is a prequil to that documentary, because before Eliot Spitzer resigned from office he was well on his way […]

Casino Jack: America for sale

A review of Casino Jack written and directed by Alex Gibney Review ***** In my most recent review of the documentary Gasland, I commented that it was a must see film. The same can be said about this film, especially right now. If you want to know what’s going on behind the scenes in Washington with […]

Review of Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

I have not read any of Hunter Thompson’s work. He was before my time. But this film gives a very rounded look at a unique individual with a unique voice. The film covers Hunter Thompson from the early sixties through his death by suicide in the mid seventies.

Review of Taxi to the Dark Side

While the theme of the movie is about our government’s use of torture as a matter of policy, the storyline that is used to illustrate this policy concerns an Afghan taxi driver by the name of Dilawar.