When the golden age of television was taking off, Fred Rogers noticed a void in programming. There was a lack of television targeted towards children that was not simply throwing pies in peoples faces or mindlessly distracting the viewership. His goal was to create something educational that would foster development and improve the lives of
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Darkest Hour (2017)
Only 8 months into a global war that would last 6 years, Britain reached a pivotal point that almost led to the end of the empire. Darkest Hour focuses in on May 1940 as Neville Chamberlain, played by Ronald Pickup, resigns as prime minister and Winston Churchill, played by Gary Oldman, takes over the premiership. While Churchill's war
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Life and love are crafted through choices and sacrifices. Tom Ford's adaptation of Susan and Tony, by Austin Wright, clearly shows how choice and sacrifice have an unequivocal role in determining one's path in life. Merriam-Webster defines sacrifice as "an act of offering to a deity something precious; especially : the killing of a victim on an altar."
Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Like most animated pictures these days, there is more depth to the story than what is on the surface. Kubo and the Two Strings is no exception. There is the overarching story, typically aimed at children and designed to keep the story steadily engaging, as well as the subtext and lessons that are absorbed at