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Bitter Review: William Kunstler: Radical Lawyer Disturbing the Universe

Todd Gilchrist Columns, Lawyer 6 Comments

[Ed. Note: Weekends are for movies. So we turned to our film critic friend, Todd Gilchrist, for a review from the court of critical opinion.] William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe is a documentary about William Kunstler, a lawyer as confounding as he is inspiring.  After decades of service as a civil rights attorney and activist, he inexplicably wrapped up his …

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Bitter Review: Amelia

Todd Gilchrist Columns, Lawyer 7 Comments

[Ed. Note: Weekends are for movies. So we turned to our film critic friend, Todd Gilchrist, for a review from the court of critical opinion.] Watching Amelia, it’s hard to know what’s more generic—the rise, fall, and redemption story structure that director Mira Nair adopts in order to examine the life of Amelia Earhart, or the aviatrix’ life itself. Having …

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Bitter Review of The Informant!

Todd Gilchrist Columns, Lawyer 4 Comments

If any further proof was needed that the concept of corporate integrity is only marginally different than malfeasance, then The Informant! provides it and then some. Based on the true story of a whistleblower who gets too consumed with lying to recognize the truth himself, director Steven Soderbergh’s latest turns anti-capitalist fare into commercial entertainment, crafting a studio charmer cut …

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