Tag Archives: Climate Change

First Reformed

As a New York priest (Ethan Hawke) begins to gather his thoughts in a diary, he’s trying to help a man who’s deeply worried about climate change… Paul Schrader’s most lauded movie in years shares many similarities with Winter Light (1963), but fans of the director will recognize his themes and style. The pastor has … Continue reading First Reformed

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

The kind of documentary where the director turns himself into a leading character (in this film it’s co-director Kip Andersen), running around with a camera to learn the truth, in this case about the impact that animal agriculture has on the environment, and why environmental organizations refuse to recognize it as the single biggest source … Continue reading Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Interstellar: Escape From Earth

MANKIND WAS BORN ON EARTH. IT WAS NEVER MEANT TO DIE HERE.  The day I saw this movie, I woke up feeling sad over what is a very common dream for me. It had taken me back to my teenage years, or childhood (time is not all that important in these dreams) and I was … Continue reading Interstellar: Escape From Earth

Beasts of the Southern Wild

A huge storm is headed straight toward a Louisiana bayou community… and a five-year-old and her sick dad (Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry). Director Benh Zeitlin’s first feature film became a critical darling, as well as a favorite of President Barack Obama’s. Connecting climate change with criticism against federal and state response to major hurricanes like … Continue reading Beasts of the Southern Wild

An Inconvenient Truth: The Al Gore Show

A GLOBAL WARNING. The man introduces himself as the guy “who used to be the next president of the United States”. Then he gives a passionate speech, a global warning indeed, on the deteriorating quality of our environment. The man is Al Gore, the former Vice President who won the popular vote in 2000 but … Continue reading An Inconvenient Truth: The Al Gore Show