Justin Pemberton adapts Thomas Piketty’s book on economics into an accessible (if overly neat) primer on capitalism throughout history.
After 28 years, two sequels, and now with a reboot coming this June, Bernard Rose’s look at racial and economic disparity lingers the most in how it skewers the myth of the white savior.
The Bette Midler/Lily Tomlin mistaken-identity comedy played a curiously strong role in one writer’s journey to queerness and leftism.
Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar track the intersection of culture and capitalism in this intriguingly humanistic doc.
Zhou Shengwei turns shoes into symbols for the systemic oppression of women in capitalist systems in this dizzying, expressionistic experiment.
Over his decades-long career, the Italian neorealist crafted films filled with truth, empathy, and kindness.
Following up I, Daniel Blake with another grim drama about English poverty, Ken Loach spits venom about the dark side of capitalism to mixed results.
Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgard try to make millions in milliseconds in this plodding critique of capitalism.
From food porn to mumblecore to frightening docs about the global economy, we tell you what to watch on streaming this weekend.