The optimism of ‘Star Trek’

Screenshot from Star Trek

One of the most famous examples of its commitment to portraying a truly post-racial society was having Kirk and Uhara kiss, the first-ever interracial kiss on camera.

Kong returns to glory in Vietnam Era

John Goodman, John C. Reilly, Brie Larson, and Tom Hiddleston in Kong: Skull Island Photo by Chuck Zlotnick Warner Bros Entertainment Inc

Coupled with outstanding cinematography and editing, unique monster designs, and the pessimistic atmosphere of the 1970s, Kong: Skull Island is an absolute treat and well worth the watch.