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The Sphinx

The Sphinx – Franklin Roosevelt, The Isolationists, and the Road to World War II
By Nicholas Wapshott
Norton & Company – £18.99

As is always the case with any book that honestly addresses America’s isolationism during the first half of the twentieth century, there is always going to be some sort of eye opening consternation. 524 more words


The Life of Leni Riefenstahl

Historical Context
o Growth of German Cinema in Weimer Germany

Stuart Liebman stated in his article Weimer Cinema’s Greatest Hits(1995), “…Socially Weimar witnessed the birth of many changes…”. 3,880 more words



El expresionismo alemán

El cine sigue siendo silente en la segunda década del siglo XX. La industria crece en Estados Unidos, los estudios ganan terreno, las grandes estrellas surgen. 2,660 more words

Historia Del Cine

German Film: More Than Musicals and Mountain Movies

New history of German film since 1920 goes beyond the popular genres of musicals with Lilian Harvey, mountain movies with Leni Riefenstahl, comedies with Willy Fritsch. 50 more words


Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics: Review of The Boys in the Boat

In 1936 Hitler held the Summer Olympics in Berlin, having won the bid for the event over Barcelona. He spared no expense to impress the world with the prowess and superiority of Nazi Germany. 673 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Stone:  A Historical Sonnet by K.S. Fause

“Stone” by K.S. Fause

Soldiers appear as though they’re carved of stone;
Something so beautiful yet so destructive;
Tens of thousands in the crowd, all unknown. 241 more words


My favourite film of 2014

The Imitation Game. By far. And that’s saying a lot, in a year that saw the release of Gone Girl, Nightcrawler, Interstellar, Whiplash, Guardians of the Galaxy and so many other fantastic films, some of which I haven’t even gotten round to seeing yet. 342 more words

Andrew Shaw