• August 1, 2018

    Cynicism in Cinema: Contemporary legal films shift away from lawyers as righteous heroes

    ABA Journal

    Like all forms of love, even the ones projected on screens eventually fade. What distinguishes American cinema from the same art form elsewhere has always been the proverbial, and even more predictable, happy ending. Americans have traditionally shown little interest in movies that end on a sad note. And they downright despise when a film fades to black, the final credits appear, and the audience is left not knowing how to feel.

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