Crash | Kingdom of Heaven

Crash | Kingdom of Heaven

Though the executives of movie studios need to make tons of money to keep their jobs, they also want to hang on to their self-respect. So every other month, among the scores of chop-sockey action films, horror movies, lighter-than-air comedies, and gross-out farces, we find a Big Serious Exception playing at the nearest multiplex.

In May, the BSE was Crash. Its theme could not be more timely or important: the way Americans...

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Richard Alleva has been reviewing movies for Commonweal since 1990.