Tags » The Great Dictator

taking courage

On this inauguration eve, like so very many in this country and around the world, I am feeling an overwhelming, inarticulable sadness. Often it does feel as if we learn nothing whatsoever as a people — ever — that we have to continually reinvent the wheel. 416 more words

Music

Thursday 19 January 2017 - “The Great Dictator” speech, and Noam Chomsky, inspiring hope to see beyond Donald Trump’s presidency

With only hours to go before Donald J. Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America, the future for the people of the United States and the world seems bleaker than for a long time. 1,325 more words

America

List: Greatest Male Acting Performances

Last summer, I posted a list of what I think to be the 25 best female acting performances. It’s been five months since that list and I’ve neglected the men, so here are my picks for the best male acting performances of all time. 157 more words

Lists

Trailer Tuesday

Take a moment to check out the trailers for some of our upcoming films at the Vancity Theatre!

The Handmaiden

Zero Days

Ocean Waves… 13 more words

Vancity Theatre

The Great Dictator

When Keith Britton got in touch and said he would like to be Charlie Chaplin playing Hitler in The Great Dictator I had some reservations but when he told me that it was the film that people were watching when the bomb dropped on the The National Picture thankfully all 150 people escaped and there were no casualties. 234 more words

The Song Of 12/04/2016: Paolo Nutini - Iron Sky

Some of the songs are heard from somewhere, some of them are carefully picked from youtube or spotify, and some of them suddenly appear in the head and start playing immediately. 90 more words

Music

"You, the people, have the power...the power to create..."

“You, the people, have the power…”

“You, the people, have the power, the power to create machines, the power to create happiness! You, the people, have the power to make this life free and beautiful, to make this life a wonderful adventure.

144 more words
Art