I just got back from a parade at my new town, it was pretty decent sized, of course a million flags waving everywhere and ‘thanking the vets for their service’, but it always felt so shallow to me. 356 more words
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Today I’d like to talk to you all about a little something called “Copycat Movies.” These are films that are released around the same time, and that have extremely similar plots and/or premises. 1,866 more words
In striving for accessibility, Starship Troopers (1997) pulls a corny b-movie facade over a subtle satire of American jingoism through a masterful understanding of propaganda. Over the belligerent course of football star (where football is at least tribalistic, if not jingoist) to naively obsessing over a high school girlfriend, when protagonist and striving soldier Rico is asked the question, “would you like to know more?” he repeatedly says no. 373 more words