Articles by: Daniel Holstein

by / on May 27, 2008 at 9:31 pm / in Content, Domestic, Election, Issue

What’s Wrong with Obama?

We seem to love to consume the myth that some man will lead us to the promised land absent any real struggle or sacrifice on our part. In this, as in other aspects, Barack Obama is a product of the politics of our day. We not only adore the myth that a man will give us a good speech and lead us to progress, we adore the idea that we won’t be required to do any real work or make any real sacrifice ourselves.

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by / on December 2, 2007 at 5:14 am / in Culture, Film Review, Issue, World

Films in Brief: Rendition

Rendition presents the subject of torture through an aching love story that encourages the viewer to suffer along with the wife of the disappeared, wondering when love will be restored and family made whole.

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