Notions of Justice in ‘True Grit’

Joel and Ethan Coen's film 'True Grit', is an extended meditation on justice, where conceptions of right and wrong may exist in an ideal form, but in reality, the execution of justice depends less on law enforcement than having the persistence and strength of character to impose your own view of what is fair.

Blue Valentine: What is Love?

For Better or For WorseThe movie Blue Valentine is like a Zen koan, a paradoxical riddle with no answer which encourages us to ponder things in new ways. Ostensibly this particular koan asks us to wonder about what goes wrong in love,