Why You Should Care That Selma Gets LBJ Wrong
by David Kaiser, At: Time
This film is much worth seeing. And it deserved a much larger platform than it got last year. Right now, it's the best screen depiction of Kennedy's foreign policy that I know of, writes Jim DiEugenio.
The final installment of Seamus Coogan's extended critique of John Hankey and Dark Legacy / JFK II.
On Jim Fetzer's podcast and Hankey's deleted postings.
Seamus Coogan continues his critique of John Hankey's claims and exposure of his mistakes and misrepresentations.
More replies to Hankey from Seamus Coogan.
This is a good enough documentary for the novice, but it does not contain enough information that is vital to understanding this complex case. I also believe that there were plenty of good researchers to recruit instead of David Kaiser, who, with all due respect, is just a better version of Robert Blakey, writes Vasilios Vazakas.
A critical review of the NOVA production (November 14, 2013) – "Cold Case JFK."
The sum total of the film is so limp, banal, and uninspired that, one really has to ask: Why did Landesman take this on in the first place? But further, why did Hanks go through with it on the big screen? Something like this was more cozily housed on cable TV. That's how reductive of a gigantic subject this film is, writes Philip Sheridan.