8 Reasons Why “The Proposition” is a Modern Classic of Western Cinema

The Proposition

Throughout much of the middle of the 20th Century that made up the Golden Age of Hollywood, the most popular and financially successful film genre was the Western. In this time, John Wayne was one of the biggest box office draws, and films like Stagecoach, High Noon, The Searchers, and The (original) Magnificent Seven were […]

The 15 Best Movies Inspired by Leftism

aader Meinhof Komplex

Leftism, as a political and social view, can mean many things. Initially, the left and left wing were terms developed to describe the anti-monarchy movement going on in France prior to the French Revolution. The pillars of leftism from this time period onward have been concepts of social equality, organized labor, nationalization of resources, and […]

20 Great Movies That Show The Effects of Psychological Trauma

trauma movies

The powerful and tragic effects of psychological trauma truly entered the consciousness of mainstream America as veterans were returning from the Vietnam War. This prompted the American Psychological Association to finally recognize Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as an actual affliction in 1980. Prior to this new diagnosis, terms like “shell shock”, “combat fatigue”, and “hysteria” […]