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The Classics: The Birth of a Nation (2015)

Score: 5/5 (Classic)

A hundred years later, D.W. Griffith’s controversial masterpiece “The Birth of a Nation” still finds a way to harm people. Last week a mad man driven by hate and prejudice murdered nine people in an historical black church in Charleston, South Carolina. 583 more words

Zachary FR Anderson

Neo-Fascist Consideration of Walon Green & Sam Peckinpah’s THE WILD BUNCH: The Ride of the ‘Last Barbarians’(and Some Notes on Akira Kurosawa, Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Ingmar Bergman). PART 1.

http://ostrovletania.blogspot.com/2015/05/walon-green-sam-peckinpahs-wild-bunch.html

Sam Peckinpah on the set of THE WILD BUNCH

For Part 2 of this blogpost, CLICK HERE.

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“Violentate le nostre donne e vi state prendendo il nostro paese”

“I have to do it. You rape our women and you’re taking over our country. And you have to go.” Devo farlo, violentate le nostre donne e vi state prendendo il nostro paese, dovete morire. 402 more words

Cinema

20. Our Hospitality


November 19, 1923
Metro
Directed by Buster Keaton and John G. Blystone

The Civil War is over, and the South won!

Sorry, let’s back up a bit. 688 more words

1920s

Should "The Birth Of A Nation" Be Considered Essential Viewing?

It goes without saying, D.W. Griffith’s The Birth Of A Nation might be the most controversial film ever made. It also might be the most influential of all time. 426 more words

Film

Jackie Earle Haley, Mark Boone Junior Join 'Birth of a Nation'

Jackie Earle Haley and Mark Boone Junior (“Sons of Anarchy”) will star in Nate Parker’s historical drama “The Birth of a Nation,” based on the story of the 1831 slave rebellion led by Nat Turner. 170 more words

News

Please Don’t Hunt Me Down and Harass Me

Things about your writing you never want to hear:

“It’s just disturbing.”

“No, no, this can’t be.”

“That’s a little terrifying to me.”

And my all-time least favorite: 1,056 more words