Captain Phillips – A “Theo-Political” Review

(Spoiler Alert: If you were alive in 2009 then you know how Captain Phillips ends. So if you weren’t paying attention to the news when this story happened you deserve to have the movie spoiled.)   Over the last few days I have seen several reviews of Captain Phillips that point out that American ExceptionalismContinue reading “Captain Phillips – A “Theo-Political” Review”

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Welcome To Shelbyville – A “Political” Review

Welcome to Shelbyville is a documentary recounting the story of the town of Shelbyville, Tennessee during the 2008 presidential election; it recounts the reactions to his election by various different groups: Anglo-Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, and Somali Refugees. In addition to this, it also recounts the various groups’ reactions to a new group of SomaliContinue reading “Welcome To Shelbyville – A “Political” Review”