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Stoking Fear as Trump's Political Strategy

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One thing was clear from Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the closure of the Republican National Convention: Americans ought to be very, very afraid. But is there any real basis for this dark outlook and how does this depiction work in Trump’s favor? In Los Angeles, crime were released from the LAPD and both violent and property crimes have gone up. Virginia Senator Tim Kaine is Hillary’s leading pick for vice president, why? Our movie critics walk us through the latest Star Trek and a new film from Mike Birbiglia called Don’t Think Twice. Then what’s drawing crowds at Comic-Con 2016.

Image: REUTERS/Rick Wilking