The Beguiled

Rarely has the Deep South during the Civil War looked as resplendent as in The Beguiled, even with a chorus of cannon fire echoing in the background. While the 1971 film of the same name really didn’t need a refreshing, this stylish remake from director Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation) cleverly frames the material as […]


GET OUT of my Country

Racism is so deeply embedded in this country not because of the racist right-wing radicals who practice it openly, it exists because of the silence and hurt feelings of liberal America. In 2016, writer John Metta published a sobering op-ed, originally given as a sermon, about the insidious nature of systemic racism titled I, Racist. […]