In this urban jungle, where animals rule, a sly
fox of a con artist named Nick Wilde (voiced by Jason Bateman) must team
up with Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin), an eager by-the-books rookie
bunny cop, to unravel a conspiracy that goes all the way to the top of
the food chain.
Last week, I joined the legion of readers descending, en masse, upon bookstores and Amazon for a chance to delve into New York Times film critic A. O. Scott’s Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth.
John Hillcoat, the Australian director behind The Proposition and The Road, has proven quite adept at dark, violent thrillers stuffed to the gills with gritty and bloody anti-heroes, but with Triple 9
it feels like he’s hit the mother lode.
Race documents the
powerful legacy of the accomplishments of Jesse Owens, the black Olympic
athlete (and Ohio native) who challenged the notion of Aryan supremacy
espoused by Adolf Hitler at the 1936 Olympic Games.
The Lenten season kicks off with this Kevin Reynolds
interpretation of the story of Jesus Christ and the Resurrection as
told from the perspective of a Roman non-believer named Clavius (Joseph