MARS Season 2: Discussion and Open Boxing

Occasionally we slip in to Visu.News some entertainment stories but as the site moves forwards we’ll be doing more and more of them – when they are politically relevant. A couple of months ago I was on the set of the the National Geographic TV show, MARS. It’s an incredible show, that deals with climate…

I’m Sorry To Bother You – But, There’s a Film You Need To See

I’m going to cut to the chase with this review. Boots Reilly’s premiere feature length film is fucking fantastic.  It’s the sort of film that only comes maybe once a decade – an independent film that is funny, well-acted, and creative in a way that I can’t remember seeing since Spike Lee’s Bamboozled. Except that…

Follow The Money – Interviews by Dennis Bernstein of Flashpoints

Editors note – this is a straight up press release. We pretty much never publish these, but this is a book that I’m featured in, along with Greg Palast and many other lefty journalists and activists. I highly recommend checking it out.  Get the book here. On April 15, tax day, we think about money….

The Post: A Small Rebellion

“I’ve always wanted to be part of a small rebellion.” Steven Spielberg’s The Post wants to have been released in a different era from the look of it. From the film stock to the staging of the actors it’s a classic Spielberg movie. It could have been released in ’84 and I’m not sure I…

Podcast: Black Lightning, The TV Show We Need Right Now

This is the first in likely many politics in entertainment podcasts that Visu.News will do. A crossover with the film and tv podcast Emerald City Video hosted by Russ Burlingame. I’m a regular guest on the show and Russ and I work together often for the site Comicbook.com. Black Lightning is a new superhero show…