NY Film Festival Turns Away Critics of Documentary

Dr. Ted Baehr Is the Tribeca Film Festival shutting out viewers who don’t agree with the messages of its documentaries? Phelim McAleer, a journalist at the premiere of GASLAND II, a documentary critical of the fracking process of extracting natural gas, says he was turned away at the door Sunday afternoon after asking some hard-hitting questions on the red carpet, the New York Times reported . In a video featured on Fox News, McAleer states he asked some “pointed” questions on the Read more […]

Do Conservative Films Predict GOP Victory in November?

Films have always been viewed as barometers of the mood of a nation. This was especially true during times of war. Compare films about the Second World War with films made about the Vietnam War. The contrasts are striking — from Mrs. Miniver (1942) to The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) to The Deer Hunter (1978) and Coming Home (1978). Does this year’s crop of successful films tell us anything about what to expect in November? Dr. Ted Baehr of Movieguide® offers some interesting statistics about Read more […]