'Zero Dark Thirty' an intense, thoughtful film

Although ???Zero Dark Thirty??? is set in a war zone and culminates in an intense 25-minute raid on bin...

Jo Ann Skousen January 12, 2013

"Killing Them Softly" puts the blame on Bush

???Killing Them Softly??? is a film about the ugly underworld of organized crime. But it tries to be a whole...

Jo Ann Skousen December 7, 2012

Lincoln: A cautionary tale that tries to be important

Video: Steven Spielberg's ambitious portrayal of Abraham Lincoln tries to peer deeply into the man who has...

Jo Ann Skousen November 23, 2012

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen: Learning to swim upstream

Movie Review: A delightful Indie film featuring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Amr Waked that uses a...

Jo Ann Skousen April 6, 2012

Movie Review: Hunger Games

The blockbuster book series comes to the big screen this weekend.

Jo Ann Skousen March 25, 2012

Film review: The Lorax

It's no secret that Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) leaned a little to the left.

Jo Ann Skousen March 16, 2012

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Review: An impressive tribute to the books and films of the '60s and '70s.

Jo Ann Skousen February 18, 2012

Not just a 9/11 flick

To say that "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" is about 9/11 is akin to saying that Moby-Dick is about a...

Jo Ann Skousen February 16, 2012

'The Artist' is a work of art

Don't let the fact that 'The Artist' is a silent film stop you from seeing it. It is truly one of the best...

Jo Ann Skousen January 29, 2012

Sad and confused

"The Iron Lady" is simply a vehicle for Meryl Streep to demonstrate her considerable skill at mimicry.

Jo Ann Skousen January 20, 2012

Movie Review: The Ghost Writer

Roman Polanski's main character bares resemblance to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Jo Ann Skousen March 4, 2010

Does Michael Moore Know What Capitalism Is?

Moore himself is a capitalist -- and a highly successful one at that.

Jo Ann Skousen October 6, 2009

Your Health: Variety of Services Leads to More Appropriate Care

We haven't had a free market in health care for over a hundred years.

Jo Ann Skousen September 9, 2009

Boycott Obamacare, Not Whole Foods

Progressive's Agenda to Destroy Company that does Health Care Right.

Jo Ann Skousen August 17, 2009