Even before his death on September 14th, a mood of tribute surrounded Patrick Swayze. He sat with Barbara Walters and talked about dying with as much charm as hed ever done anything, and all of a sudden there wasnt a dog in Hollywood mean enough to bite him. I shant be the first.
Its a capitalist truism that we all have our price. In times of catastrophe thats not just a figure of speech.
Michael Moores new film, Capitalism: A Love Story, epitomizes all for which Moore is already notorious. In a sweeping indictment of the free-market capitalist system, Moore turns a hugely complex and exciting argument into a simple little lesson of Anne Coulter-level common sense.
As I sat through all ten hours of The Human Condition at the Film Forum (shown in three three-hour complete stand-alone films: The Human Condition: No Greater Love (1959), The Road to Eternity (1959), and A Soldiers Prayer (1961) ), my jaw hanging open and my ass not in the least tired, I wondered how it was possible that I had never seen or heard of this film.