Review: The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

War is a popular cinematic theme because it amplifies the moral and ethical dilemmas we face in our daily lives. Instead of wondering whether to cut in line at Starbucks or leave a note after you ding the adjacent car in the parking lot, soldiers are forced to make life and death decisions every day. Kill or be killed, and in a battle there’s no time to parlay and discuss your family or apologize. Then there’s boot…Read More