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Moynihan is a movie starring Jeffrey Wright. A biographical portrait of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, twentieth century colossus: public intellectual, policy specialist, ambassador and U.S. Senator from New York. The film captures the...

Genres
Biography, Documentary
Director
Toby Perl Freilich, Joseph Dorman
Starring
Jeffrey Wright

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Product details

Genres Biography, Documentary
Director Toby Perl Freilich, Joseph Dorman
Writer Joseph Dorman
Stars Jeffrey Wright
Country USA
Runtime 1 h 42 min
Audio Português  English  Deutsch  Italiano  Español  Français  Gaeilge  Svenska  Nederlands
Subtitles Português  日本語  Čeština  Australia  한국어  Filipino  Tiếng Việt  हिन्दी 
Quality 480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Description A biographical portrait of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, twentieth century colossus: public intellectual, policy specialist, ambassador and U.S. Senator from New York. The film captures the spirit of Moynihan's remarkable ideas as they evolved over the course of his tumultuous life in postwar America, featuring both the triumphs and the controversies. A poor boy who grew up on the streets of Depression-era NY to become a Harvard professor, Moynihan devoted his decades-long career -- serving both Democratic and Republican administrations -- to battling poverty. Possessed of a natural wit that appealed to both elite and street, Moynihan remains one of the most widely quoted people of his generation. Moynihan's legacy continues to be claimed by both the left and right, even as he defies easy categorization. The film is an exploration into the heady and boisterous world of ideas that helped shape his complex worldview, and the policy prescriptions that have stood the test of time. At a moment of degraded political discourse, MOYNIHAN re-elevates the debate.

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Friday, 10 Apr 2020 05:03

Richard Moynihan was a truly gifted and influential writer. A wide range of his work has influenced, even caused revolution. He coined the terms social and economic justice, called for the immediate abolition of child labor, and defended the worker's rights of non-union workers in the midst of the industrial revolution. His views are not only essential, but they are also useful to our social, political, and personal life. Not a very interesting person to begin with, Moynihan seems to have his audience in mind, though there is always room for improvement. There are many telltale signs that his intention was to create a highly thought-provoking presentation. I think it is worth watching because it shows a completely different side of his life than you normally see. One of the most interesting segments is a voice-over from his book The Temptation of Christ. It is a great insight into what he thought as he was writing the book. Afterward, there are many clips and interviews from his speeches on both the human condition and the need for social justice. But, the first half of the film is so fascinating that you really want to know more about his life and how he got to the position he did. The interview with McKee is not very good because it is from 1999 and he has become a controversial figure by then. You are still interested in seeing his politics and he is a rather hard to understand character. He was a formidable intellectual, though you have to spend a bit of time with his fascinating personality. When you are done, you may want to watch Moynihan's final book, Gandhi, for the incredible message that it contains.
Tuesday, 07 Apr 2020 18:09

I read a lot of reviews of this film, and I came across one in the newspaper. It read "the last word on this movie." While the movie itself is a classic, this viewer did not see it that way. The movie is also not a great movie. The movie is so famous because of the former first lady of the United States, but I never saw her in the movie, only through the autobiography. But when I saw the movie, I saw a woman who is actually a very courageous and self-controlled leader. The woman is not a villain, not a bad person, but a strong and determined woman who wanted to change the world for better. All of the people in this documentary did not do a bad job. They really felt that they were there. To me, the most impressive aspect of this documentary was that they had a lot of time to say what the president and others said in their own words. I think the most important thing in this movie is that you should not be ashamed to see the images from the President's plane. That's what is really important in a movie. The fact that people came to see this movie and felt that they had seen something they never saw before, I think is one of the best things about this documentary. In the movie, you can see the image of the plane flying over Washington D.C. as the planes taking off from the airport. That's something to say. I thought it was great to see the old President Clinton, because I think he really did take some risks for his country. I think this movie is a good movie to watch, but I think the most important thing about this movie is not that it is a very good movie, but that it is a great movie that you should see.
Tuesday, 07 Apr 2020 09:13

This documentary examines a great American physicist, David Bohm, and his personal life. While Bohm's interest in alternative theories is intriguing, his personal life is more fascinating. Bohm was the third member of a family that suffered through the Great Depression. His father was a professor of physics at Princeton University and his mother was a home-maker. Bohm lived a comfortable middle-class life in Greenwich Village and was a professional in his field, but his entire time at Princeton was spent on the run from the Nazis, when he took part in a time travel experiment, believing that it was part of the Nazi effort to stop the war. As the film continues, it turns out that Bohm was an alternative physicist who had escaped Nazi Germany and that he had traveled to the Soviet Union, in search of further truth. In that search, he discovered a wonderful theory that has fascinated modern science: time travel. But as he left the Soviet Union and his family, Bohm began to wonder if his new theory would have the desired effect. At Princeton, Bohm remained a professor while his family stayed in Russia and the family had a great summer vacation. Bohm learned that his theory, time travel, had been presented at a major meeting in England. However, Bohm refused to return to the United States to participate in the meeting. That refusal led to his eventual imprisonment by the Soviets and, ultimately, his death. The movie also depicts Bohm's students, all former college students, who have come to the United States to pursue careers in academia, but they all seem to have a common sentiment of dislike for the man. This explains why they do not feel he had a chance to pursue his research as he wanted. Also, they feel that he could not understand their research, and the degree to which Bohm's theory had already been put into practice. The scientists that are interviewed in the film seem to be quite pessimistic about the present-day prospects for Bohm's theories. But the movie does not let us know how optimistic the scientists are. In the end, it is not clear whether the film was meant to depict Bohm's vision of an alternative world order or whether the movie was supposed to depict the view that Bohm himself held, that the current scientific community's present-day science is unsatisfactory.
Tuesday, 07 Apr 2020 07:47

Jules will tell you that he sees a lot of whites and blacks and that he is not a racist, but one thing he doesn't tell you is that he feels that if they had all been white, there wouldn't have been a ghetto, so he wants to find out why it's so. One thing he finds out is that there is a big problem with the way that we see blacks in movies. Not because of racism, but because of the way we have been seeing them for so long, we are often forgetting that they are just people, just like you and me. Another thing he finds out is that blacks are even more diverse than whites. There are blacks who are only friends with each other, blacks who are very supportive of each other, blacks who are married and have children. All of the black characters are more diverse than the white characters, and the white characters are less diverse than the black characters. He goes to L.A. and is introduced to the different characters in the community and at the local high school. He meets all of the teachers, the principal, the guidance counselor, the principals, the black janitor and the black janitor at the black middle school. He meets the black athlete, the football coach, the head cheerleader, the black police officer, the black police detective, and the black boxing coach. He also meets with the parents of the black student at the high school. He talks with the black parents who think that their son is being bullied and the black teachers who think that the black student is being attacked. Jules then gets on a bus to L.A. and on the bus is the black student. He also meets with the black teacher who tells him that she feels the same way. As Jules tries to get to know the black students, they come up with some stories that he might be able to relate to. One of the stories that they tell is of how Jules's wife and a black friend died in a car accident. Another story he gets is about his father's passing and the fact that he and his wife were not able to have children of their own. At the end of the day, I thought that this documentary was very interesting. It was a very interesting look at a subject that is very important to all of us, the issue of race. It was also interesting to see how the people in the community at large and in the high school had reacted to Jules being on the bus and having to see these people who he could relate to. Also, the way that J
Thursday, 02 Apr 2020 14:44

In 1990, Mohanlal Nair was 24. He was married to his wife's cousin and in the first year of their marriage he had gone through an almost unimaginable ordeal. An innocent Indian boy was sent to Pakistan and raped and tortured. It was a horrific event that left him with a broken skull, broken arm and a slit throat. He spent four years in hospital and in the process of rehabilitation the news of what had happened to his friend was brought to him and he was "fascinated". He brought a documentary to the UN and told the story of the tragedy that had taken place at that time and became a symbol of the pain that victims of terrorism face. After eight years he went back to his home country and took up his activism. It was then that he realised that the value of a life was not so much how long a person lived, but how they had lived their lives. He talked about the importance of running away from your past when you can't forget it. He encouraged the younger generation to do the same. He was one of the earliest to join the website IndiGoGo and launched it. His success was incredible, he had a team of activists working on his behalf. His films and TV shows were a popular hit and the internet had changed the world. He also had his home in Pakistan bombed by a bomber in 1992. This film shows his story of the impact the tragedy had on him, his wife and his life. He goes through many different phases of rehabilitation. He gets help from the family and friends in different ways. He struggles with his leg being locked up in a brace for eight years. He is asked if he can see a psychologist. He feels very anxious about returning to Pakistan. He is also asked to give interviews to a magazine in the UK and a magazine in Holland. He is questioned about his childhood. He talks about the childhood of his cousin, and it is very sad. He talks about the trauma he has experienced. He talks about how he had to try to make himself a better person, even though he was not a good person. He talks about what he would do to make his revenge be complete and to not give up. He talks about the irony of his first film after having done so much good things. He also talks about what his daughters thought about the whole ordeal. He talks about the impact the film had on his wife. He is asked if he will talk about his wife in public. He then goes back to Pakistan to work with a group of people who work with the Pakistan government
Wednesday, 01 Apr 2020 22:15

Hollywood legend Thomas Edison (Tom Hanks) is interviewed by Dennis Penn (Mark Wahlberg) for a documentary entitled Edison: A Brief Life. This film details the life of this famous inventor from his early years to his death in 1943. The narration begins as we learn the backstory of Edison as the subject and ends with his death. Edison had many problems that led to the events that occurred at his New Jersey birthplace Edison Laboratory and Edison Research Center. We learn about how he started the company and moved to California. We also learn about his scientific mind and his passions for science and technology. The film also presents his problems with the woman he was married to, his children, his business partners, and the opposition of his employer, The Edison Electric Company. The interviews are conducted by the Edison Foundation, a company that he founded. He himself is interviewed for the film. Edison has achieved his ultimate goal, invention and invention of the light bulb. The light bulb is an early version of the current electronic products that we all use today. The film gives us a nice introduction to the life of this famous inventor. However, the film is not very informative, and at times I found it hard to keep up with it. One of the interviews that I found to be very informative was Edison's interview with economist Paul Samuelson (Joe Pantoliano). Samuelson stated that Edison would never have believed that his invention would be used by the country for electricity. I think Edison's belief that his invention would be used by the country was more to do with his age, as he was in his 40s. Nevertheless, the film is enjoyable and informative. I recommend this film for anyone who is interested in the life of Thomas Edison and Edison Foundation. The film was made by the Edison Foundation.
Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020 23:38

The section on Timothy Hutton's 25 years of prison stint is incredibly fascinating. While Hutton's saga has been covered thoroughly in the press, and made into a great movie, it is still one of the most memorable episodes of the era of mass incarceration. Here, we hear from several key players, including: jail guard Mike Quinn, Hutton's prisoner guard Jake Zorn, the many victims of Hutton's executions, and other people who have had the misfortune of serving time in Hutton's notorious prison. At the end of the day, this documentary only serves to remind us of the human cost that incarceration has on individuals, families and communities. It is refreshing to hear about Hutton's often misguided thoughts and dreams that led him to act as he did. Perhaps, it is not surprising that Hutton ended up behind bars for such a long time, and that he never went back to work. His obsession with killing Jews and his constant fight against racial prejudice brought him to the very edge of sanity. Yet, the human cost that Hutton's incarceration had on him will forever remain with us. The documentary is undoubtedly an important part of Hutton's story, but it is not the only part of the story. In his interview segments with the Reverend Gene Okdie and his wife Betty, we hear stories of Hutton's ups and downs with the prison, but not the sadistic acts that many of the inmates performed. There is also a great story behind the interview with the philosopher Leonard Susskind, who is perhaps the only person who was able to truly understand Hutton's schizophrenic nature. Susskind went on to become an important intellectual, and was one of the main inspirations for W.E.B. Du Bois. His speech in the documentary is excellent, and his philosophy is fascinating, because it is in fact so misunderstood by many. It is amazing to see how Hutton's thoughts and ideas can be misunderstood, but is one of the reasons that Hutton had such an impact on so many people. There are so many stories behind Hutton's prison sentence that it is very difficult to cover all of them. But as a collection of the highlights of the inmate's life, this documentary will certainly add to our knowledge of the events that took place during Hutton's time behind bars.
Friday, 27 Mar 2020 13:59

*SPOILERS* *SPOILERS* This was my first ever exposure to Bill Moynihan. I found it to be insightful and funny in his way of telling his own story. I've read his book "A Confederacy of Dunces" and decided to watch this. It's very much like a mini-series, so it's a lot of time passing and all of it was a bit of a blur. It took a while for me to find out who he is and his background. It's in his own words and if you don't understand who he is, well, then you're really missing something. Bill's story is so well told and well documented that there isn't much time to break down it. It really is a documentary that shows the greatest American celebrity ever, Bill Moynihan, through his life and also the lesser known, to see his path and how it changed his life, including when he was bullied and it led him to do what he did. It does a very good job of showing that Bill was a hell of a guy, and that he never stopped being himself. He found success and happiness where he wanted to be, and he was someone who never gave up. It also shows how he worked for years and years to break through and get recognition for his books. It's truly an amazing story of a man who really changed the world. His message was good and his message was always good. You can't help but find out that he was very special and everyone knows that. There are a lot of political and social issues here, so it's definitely not for the faint hearted. Bill's response to all of this and his success with the women he had with was so well done. I hope it's given people an idea of the power and influence he had and what he went through to get where he is. It shows the important moments, his successes and failures, and how he's changed a lot since then. He did what he did to help people and get recognition. It also showed how Bill fought for those who didn't have a voice or just weren't being taken care of and it showed that he was really, really smart and always knew what to do. It was definitely a good documentary. It was well done, well written and all. It was a very well done documentary. A very good documentary that has a few flaws in the story and a lot of ups and downs. Still, it's still an amazing film that a lot of people will watch and take away a lot from. It
Friday, 27 Mar 2020 03:16

With "Inside Man", director Peter Jackson returns to the type of movie that he had made several times before, only this time he has to contend with some of the bigger names in Hollywood. For a director who really seems to have enjoyed his success over the past few years, one would expect this to be a stronger piece of work. This is because his personal style was quite different to the rest of the crew, and to be fair to him, he did it brilliantly, particularly in the later films that followed. But "Inside Man" also seems to be a departure for Jackson, which brings about its own problems. It's a little too self-indulgent for the type of movie that it was supposed to be, and that brings about the problem of not being as interesting as it should have been. The sheer volume of people involved makes it difficult to have a personal connection with any of the characters, which in turn makes it difficult to really care about the story. And there are also a number of scenes in the film that feel like they were added as a way to squeeze more information out of the audience, but this simply distracts from the important message that was intended to be conveyed. Still, the strong performances by some of the supporting actors really hold this up, and despite the incoherence of the entire project, the scenes are actually quite well made. It's just not one of the better films of its type in recent memory, but it's still a pretty good one. Perhaps it's just the extra baggage of the previous movies that are holding it back.


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