Casablanca is, at its core, about the ways people try to maintain their humanity when the world is falling apart.
Raging Bull, while ostensibly a movie about boxing, is really about the ways that men communicate emotions.
October 29, 2018
Singin' In The Rain is is as much a product of the Hollywood Blacklist, as it is an homage to The Golden Age.
August 22, 2018
Gone With The Wind's Scarlett O'Hara clings desperately to the Confederate South, even as everything around her is changing.
July 25, 2018
Lawrence Of Arabia challenges the idea that any one person is special enough to change the world.
June 19, 2018
Steven Spielberg's Oscar Award winning movie used an Aryan hero to tell the story of the 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust.
May 22, 2018
Alfred Hitchcock created a sense of unease in Vertigo by casting Jimmy Stewart, America's golden child, as a man of questionable character.
April 18, 2018
The first of the Wisdom Daily's new series exploring themes from the American Film Institutes list of Motion Pictures.