Archive: Samuel R. Staley

Miss Virginia and the Political Realities of Public-School Reform
Miss Virginia gets the most important elements of the struggle for private school vouchers right.
Samuel R. Staley | November 10, 2019
Joker Earns Its Accolades, but Offers Much More
A movie like Joker can lead us to a pause and perhaps rethink our own basic beliefs and perceptions.
Samuel R. Staley | October 19, 2019
Yesterday, the Beatles, and the Value of Earned Success
The movie succeeds in entertaining, but it succeeds on another level as well by exploring the meaning and the dignity of work. 
Samuel R. Staley | July 13, 2019
Apollo 11 Highlights Human Capacity for Technical Achievement
Most viewers are likely to benefit most by viewing the documentary Apollo 11 for what it is: a tribute to human sacrifice, ingenuity, and technical achievement.
Samuel R. Staley | July 5, 2019
Samuel R. Staley | May 2, 2019
Captive State Probes Depths of Despair Under Oppression
When working at their highest level, science fiction movies provoke and engage in ideas fundamental to human existence.
Samuel R. Staley | March 22, 2019