Review/Opinion

Review: Ava DuVernay’s “Origin” is a movie about ideas

Jon Bernthal and Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor star in Ava DuVernay's “Origin”
Jon Bernthal and Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor star in Ava DuVernay's “Origin”


Few movies can be said to be about ideas.

The people who make movies have ideas, and they want to make you think about things, but movies are by and large products -- or, to look at it in a slightly different way -- as commercial ventures intended to realize profits...

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