Lincoln (2012)

Dec 23, 2012 by Mr. Nau Daniel Day Lewis’ virtuosic performance as Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s biopic of America’s greatest President gives us a glimpse into life in Washington during the Civil War, the negotiations and Congressional debates around the ratification of the 13th Amendment, and the dangerous environment that led to the President’s […]

The King’s Speech (2010)

Dec 14, 2012 by Mr. Nau Prince Albert (later, King George VI) suffered from severe stammer that embarrassed him on his royal duties, and he sought the help of an unconventional Australian speech therapist to overcome it. This inspiring historical drama features a phenomenal cast, including Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham-Carter, and Guy Pearce. […]

Religulous (2008)

Dec 11, 2012 by Mr. Nau Bill Maher tracks down religious extremists in this hilarious and irreverent dig at some of the crazies — enthusiastic actors at religious theme parks, Jewish Holocaust deniers, the Creationist Museum, and a hate-spewing Muslim musician. Additionally, he travels around the world to find former and current adherents of interesting […]