Tag Archives: Tommy Lee Jones

In The Valley of Elah (2007)

White Americans don’t like to lose boxing matches, and they don’t like to lose wars. Sometimes it gets reflected in American cinema. No white fighter in the 1960s or 1970s could even come close to beating the great African Americans Sonny Liston, Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, and George Foreman. In the movie Rocky, however, an […]

Rolling Thunder (1977)

While its screenplay was written by Paul Schrader — who had also written Taxi Driver and would later go on to write the adaption of The Last Temptation of Christ — this 1977 film by novice director John Flynn is vile fascist propaganda without a shred of redeeming value or artistic merit. That Quentin Tarantino […]