Posts by Spencer Moleda

How Saving Private Ryan changed my life

By Spencer Moleda

Steven Spielberg’s World War Two drama brought me closer to my grandfather, who survived the D-Day landings.

Why I love My Own Private Idaho

By Spencer Moleda

Watching Gus Van Sant’s 1991 film was like an emotional awakening – a guiding light through sexual fog.

They Call Us Monsters

By Spencer Moleda

Three young offenders open up about their brutal crimes in this revealing documentary.



By Spencer Moleda

This portrait of a former NFL star suffering from a rare neurological disease is as life-affirming as it is heartbreaking.

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Making the American Man

By Spencer Moleda

Do clothes maketh man? Director Gregory Caruso searches for answers in this fascinating but uneven documentary.


OJ: Made in America is one of the most vital films of our time

By Spencer Moleda

Class, race and celebrity are intertwined in ESPN’s mammoth must-see documentary.

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