Tag: social commentary

The Chaser (2008) 7.8

The Chaser (2008)

Storyline:Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanish...

Los Olvidados (1950) 8.3

Los Olvidados (1950)

Storyline:Hell-bent on revenge, the cocky reform-school runaway, El Jaibo, returns to his old neighbourhood in post-World-War-II Mexico City's poor and squalid slums, to reunite with his faithful gang of juvenile deli...

Surrogates (2009) 6.3

Surrogates (2009)

Storyline:People are living their lives remotely from the safety of their own homes via robotic surrogates -- sexy, physically perfect mechanical representations of themselves. It's an ideal world where crime, pain, f...

Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series 2003– ) 7.4

Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series 2003– )

Storyline:Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.User Reviews: This show is completely one-sided and would benefit from having more than one viewpoint...

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TV Series 2016– ) 5.8

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TV Series 2016– )

Storyline:One of the most unique and visible comedic voices on television is coming to TBS in Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. Breaking up late-night's all-male sausage fest, this new show from the longtime Daily Show ...

Romero (1989) 7.1

Romero (1989)

Storyline:Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and oppression in his count...

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) 7.5

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Storyline:An alien and a robot land on Earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction.User Reviews: I'm impatient with stupidity. My people have learned to live without it. rnrnThe Day th...

Tormenting the Hen (2017) 7.3

Tormenting the Hen (2017)

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The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988) 6.6

The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988)

Storyline:An exploration of the heavy metal scene in Los Angeles, with particular emphasis on glam metal. It features concert footage and interviews of legendary heavy metal and hard rock bands and artists such as Aer...

Requiem for the American Dream (2015) 7.8

Requiem for the American Dream (2015)

Storyline:Through interviews filmed over four years, Noam Chomsky unpacks the principles that have brought us to the crossroads of historically unprecedented inequality tracing a half-century of policies designed to f...

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series 2015) 7.3

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series 2015)

Storyline:Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New Y...

Never Take Sweets from a Stranger (1960) 7.3

Never Take Sweets from a Stranger (1960)

Storyline:Jean Carter, nine-year-old daughter of the town's newly-appointed school principal, Peter Carter and his wife Sally, is playing in the woods with her 11-year-old friend Lucille, when Jean discovers she has l...

The First Purge (2018) 5.1

The First Purge (2018)

Storyline:This horror/action-adventure film from director Gerard McMurray serves as a prequel that recounts events that led up to the first Purge event. To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the yea...

Mortal Engines (2018) 6.2

Mortal Engines (2018)

Storyline:A mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw, emerges as the only one who can stop a giant, predator city on wheels devouring everything in its path. Feral, and fiercely driven by the memory of her mother, Hester j...

The Naked Kiss (1964) 7.4

The Naked Kiss (1964)

Storyline:Kelly, a prostitute, traumatised by an experience, referred to as 'The Naked Kiss,' by psychiatrists, leaves her past, and finds solace in the town of Grantville. She meets Griff, the police captain of the t...

Marlon Wayans: Woke-ish (2018) 6.5

Marlon Wayans: Woke-ish (2018)

Storyline:An American stand-up comedy special starring Marlon Wayans who jokes about politics, racism, hip-hop, gay rights, and raising kids.User Reviews: It's Marlon Wayans. You know what you get. If you like him, y...

In Time (2011) 6.7

In Time (2011)

Storyline:Welcome to a world where time has become the ultimate currency. You stop aging at 25, but there's a catch: you're genetically-engineered to live only one more year, unless you can buy your way out of it. The...

Assault on Wall Street (2013) 6.1

Assault on Wall Street (2013)

Storyline:Jim is an average New Yorker living a peaceful life with a well paying job and a loving family. Suddenly, everything changes when the economy crashes causing Jim to lose everything. Filled with anger and rag...

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) 7.8

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)

Storyline:After a period of vacation in Hawaii, Joanna "Joey" Drayton returns to her parents' home in San Francisco bringing her fiancé, the high-qualified Dr. John Prentice, to introduce him to her mother Christina D...