Author Archives: Alabama Liberal

Hollywood is More Afraid of China than Trump

Alabama Liberal explains how China controls major Hollywood funding, American movie theaters, what films get made here (and their pro-China message), and even what actors get cast or are on China’s “red list”…

“Ladybird” is One of the Year’s Best Films

Greta Gerwig pulls off a stunning achievement with “Ladybird,” which at first looks like a strong coming-of-age story, but might actually be the first epic about millennial life…[Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” might actually have this title, but Ellar Coltrane is only 23 years old and may actually be too young to be considered a millennial.] What… Read More »

Movie Reviews of “Mudbound” and “Wheelman”

A pair of Netflix original films that are worth a watch in one case and one of the year’s best in another… Mudbound…Most films about racial tension in the Southeast take place during the 1860’s Civil War period and the slavery days right before it or the daily insults of segregation during the Civil Rights-era 1960’s (every… Read More »