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'Iconoclast' Country
It's election time in Crawford – peace and free speech keep right on waving and smiling
"...international news, that inspired the founding of the Crawford Peace House, a nonpartisan clearinghouse for peace education and support..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Excessive Force
Peace Officer explores the rise of police militarization
"...deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the Constitutional..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bocaditos
Bark for Peace Organic Vegan Dog Treats
"...Bark for Peace is an ambitious local company that sells handmade organic,..."

May 11, 2007 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

The People's Court
Justice of the Peace Races Not So Peaceful
"...which of the three races for Justice of the Peace will be the least peaceful. The Democratic battle for..."

Feb. 20, 1998 News Feature by Lee Simmons

Exhibitionism
Tlamatcanemilitzli Trilogy: Brutal Search for Peace
"...the nine spirits and return with the flame of peace...."

Oct. 17, 1997 Arts Review

Temptation of a Monk
"...Wu begins to truly long for a life of peace and becomes a member of an old, run-down monastery..."

July 21, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Birds of Passage
Colombian drama redefines the drug trafficking movie
"...marijuana to sell to the American hippies from the Peace Corps who are also in the territory. Their one-time..."

March 15, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Journey
Settling peace in Northern Ireland?
"...leaders of the two warring factions arrived at a peace accord while traveling together across the Scottish countryside over..."

July 7, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Building Hope
Activist Turk Pipkin's documentary looks at the process of building of a secondary school in Mahiga, Kenya.
"...on the state of the world, and 2009's One Peace at a Time, wherein Pipkin traveled far and wide..."

June 3, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

13 Assassins
The prolific Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike takes a turn toward the truly epic with this classically styled samurai picture.
"...though it will surely be, is ultimately one of peace: They are to kill renegade Naritsugu Matsudaira (Inagaki), a..."

April 29, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary
"...Hitler’s service, has yet to forgive herself or make peace with her past. To this day, she wonders how..."

May 16, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked City
All He Needs Is Peace
"...Houston attorney John WorldPeace, Democratic candidate for governor, changed his name from Kenneth..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Gimme Shelter
This film, which captures that awful moment at Altamont, is a documentary that seemingly captures the very moment when the peace-and-love generation lost its naivete and innocence.
"...the Hell’s Angels security force attempted to keep the peace. Through time, the film has become a tangible document..."

Sept. 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Angry Birds Movie 2
The birds are back, with an added subversive twist
"...swinish King Leonard Mudbeard (Hader) and bring, if not peace, then at least a certain detente between Bird Island..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
9/11 Victims for Peace
"...on the Pentagon, Amundson formed September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, a pacifist group that seeks "[to] identify a..."

March 29, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Bill & Ted Face the Music
Can we all finally just be excellent to each other?
"...weirdos and lost friends and new friends together with peace, understanding, and a lack of judgement, maybe now is..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Bumblebee
Transformers spin-off is (checks notes) wait ... good?
"...After opening with a backstory battle between the peace-loving Autobots (the ones who transform into vehicles) and the..."

Dec. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Insult
Lebanon's internecine crises as courtroom drama
"...may be the only recourse and pathway to personal peace...."

Feb. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Thank You for Your Service
American soldiers return from Iraq and try to readjust to civilian life
"...tour since that’s the only time he feels at peace; and Adam Schumann (Teller), the most ostensibly stable man..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Last Word
A young writer has to pen a woman's obituary before she dies
"...the daughter she hasn’t seen in decades (Heche), making peace with her ex-husband (Hall), and most important, volunteering as..."

March 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bridget Jones's Baby
Third time's a charm, if a bit forgettable
"...knows a body’s grooves. Bridget Jones’s Baby is at peace with itself, in perfect pace with a Bridget now..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Chi-Raq
Spike Lee has his finger on our gun-crazy moment in history
"...the screen here as a stymied club owner). “No peace, no pussy,” is their battle cry...."

Dec. 4, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Letters
Mother Teresa biopic delivers no miracles
"...the still-thriving Missionaries of Charity, and received the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her life’s work. Granted, the..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

He Named Me Malala
Doc about the famous champion of girls' eduction, Malala Yousafzai
"...girls. The youngest person to ever receive the Nobel Peace Prize, Yousafzai is an international icon who now makes..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Aloha
Cameron Crowe parks this rom-com in Hawaii
"...Hawaiian language, the word “aloha” has multiple meanings: affection, peace, compassion, and mercy, to name a few. Early on,..."

June 5, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Avengers: Age of Ultron
Moviegoers Assemble!
"...from creating an artificial intelligence designed to keep the peace on a global scale? Furthermore, what's to prevent said..."

May 1, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

SXSW Film Announces Audience Awards
SXSW Film announces Audience Awards and additional screenings
"...In both tallies, KRISHA took the Narrative award and Peace Officer took the Documentary. Both films plus all the..."

March 21, 2015 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Dracula Untold
Prince Vlad fights off the Turks with with a little old-school vampirism.
"...by Mehmed (Cooper). Vampirism as the ultimate arsenal of peace? Okay, I’ll bite. Once changed, Vlad gains the “strength..."

Oct. 10, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Narco Cultura
This documentary about the Mexican drug wars and their relationship to populist narcocorrido music becomes a fascinating study of the cultural cycle of violence.
"...in this mort couture cemetery are assured a lasting peace, if only in their own shotgunned skulls, and everywhere..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Short Term 12
This indie drama starring Brie Larson has an emotional honesty that reaps fans and awards.
"...that of teens and young adults needing to make peace with the rotten deals life has so far bestowed..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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