Movies

Laughing at, or with, Hitler?

Look Who's Back's brutal satire raises questions about juxtaposing comedy and tragedy.

The Ethics of “13 Hours”

Michael Bay's new film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi was released on Friday. The film is meant to depict what happened in...

Whitewashing Stonewall

Examining the controversy behind a film's re-imagining of the 1969 Stonewall Inn riot.

What Does Ant-Man Say about our Morals?

Marvel's latest film shows the ethical quandaries of technology and warfare.

Mes Aynak’s Intrinsic Cultural Value

One of the many reasons that weighing ethical dilemmas is such a challenge is because we're often faced with a conflict between measurable and immeasurable value. We see this often...

Review: Jupiter Ascending is Ridiculous yet Thought-Provoking

Though overwhelmingly panned in reviews (a critic from The Observer called it "utter nonsense"), Jupiter Rising was a remarkably thought-provoking film. For all of its excess, it raised...

Banning “India’s Daughter”

The film "India's Daughter" has stirred up controversy worldwide over the past few days. The film details the brutal gang rape of 23-year-old Jyoti...

Let’s Talk About…50 Shades of Grey (Part I)

50 Shades has swept audiences off their feet, selling 100 million copies worldwide, and making $237.7 million in its global opening in theaters. In...

Kids for Ca$h Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

Come out to Prindle on Tuesday, November 4 at 7 PM for a screening of the film Kids for Ca$h, a riveting, non-fiction thriller about a...

Politicizing a Tragedy, 30 Years after Bhopal

One would certainly hope that, as far as environmental regulation goes, we are better off than we were fifty years ago. We would hope...