The Place Beyond the Pines is a movie in three parts, writes Kurt Loder, tracking the lives of Ryan Gosling's doomed loser and Bradley Cooper's conflicted cop and contemplating the interlocked fates they pass on to their children. Fortunately—this being a film that runs two hours and 20 minutes—there are also propulsive jolts of police corruption, botched robberies, and hair-raising chases. The Host, on the other hand, is entirely disappointing. It's not often that even the clunkiest sci-fi movie will put you in mind of Battlefield Earth. The Host, however, manages that dubious honor.
The black market still dominates. And more enforcement and fines aren’t going to fix it.
Kamala Harris Does Not Understand Why the Constitution Should Get in the Way of Her Gun Control Agenda
The presidential contender conspicuously fails to explain the legal basis for her plan to impose new restrictions by executive fiat.
The "assault weapons" that the presidential contender wants to confiscate are not especially deadly, but the symbolism of that policy is poisonous.
Advocating for gun control is no longer enough. On Thursday night, the Democratic presidential candidates promised gun confiscation.