America's wells of inspiration have run dry. We dream of reform but lack the will to act. Where can we find new ideas?
Our dreams of hero-saviors dominate the theaters. But they serve us poorly, pointing to our weaknesses and away from our historic strengths.
"Infinity War" is a bore, showing that Hollywood is played out as a creative force in films. Anime has evolved from teen fun to serious drama.
Pacific Rim: Uprising is a mediocre film but well illustrates a problem in America.
The Russians made a rip-off of "Avengers" and "Justice League." It is better than the originals.