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War Dogs (2016)

Miles Teller and Jonah Hill play two naive 20 year olds with ambition and gall to bid for small US Military contracts in the hopes of becoming reputable arm dealers. 260 more words

Mrs Enginerd

In Remembrance of 9/11

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Today we remember the fate of so many souls lost on September 11th. We remember the towers crashing to the ground and the plane that was stopped from destroying our White House because of brave people that stood up to terrorism. 159 more words

People

Making us Stronger

Today, as I posted on social media, I went to visit “Growing Veterans”, a non-profit that helps veterans heal after they leave service and reintegrate into civilian life. 300 more words

Deep Thoughts

The Taliban Shuffle: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot - by Kim Barker

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, now a major motion picture with Tina Fey at its helm, is a foreign reporter’s account of her time in Afghanistan and Pakistan. 547 more words

Non-Fiction

DEMOLITION

Spirituality and materialism clash in Jean-Marc Vallée’s Demolition, a comic melodrama about grief. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a Wall Street guy—wealthy, successful, on the fast-track, but overworked and on autopilot. 190 more words

On The Reel

A2 Critical Perspectives: Post 9/11 Media

This week The Telegraph has published an excellent article on the impact that the events of September 11th, 2001 have had on cinema ever since, starting with this week’s release of… 209 more words

A2 Media

Post #22: The Pain of Growing Up Muslim in Post-9/11 America

Beautifully poignant piece by a Muslim American who grew up in the shadow of what happened on 9/11. I often wish when people read things like this, they would take a moment to place themselves, or their children, in this context. 220 more words

Life