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War, Two Viewpoints—Coriolanus and In the Land of Blood and Honey

The internet, streaming video, and discs have made films timeless. Here are two I liked very much, but they’re not for everyone.

Coriolanus

Different times. Morphed characters. 692 more words

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Stalingrad (2013)

Stalingrad (2013)

Every year around Remembrance Day weekend, I usually pick a war-related film to watch. This year, I decided to watch the 2013 Russian film… 1,051 more words

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The Best Years of Our Lives on TCM Nov. 11th

William Wyler’s Academy Award winning The Best Years of Out Lives will be broadcast on TCM Saturday November 11th at 5PM. You can read about the film and other classics in my book… 207 more words

Books

LFF Reviews: Stronger and Journey's End

Based on an alarmingly recent real-life story, Stronger could have been a rainy-day, “fetch the tissues” melodrama, romping along predictably, leaving viewers inspired to go forth with renewed vigour. 1,186 more words

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The Steel Helmet on TCM Nov. 9th

Sam Fuller’s gritty war film The Steel Helmet will be on TCM tomorrow, November 9th at 2PM. Below is an excerpt from my book, Lessons in the Dark… 146 more words

Books

The Red and the White

One of the most enduring fallacies in discussing Hollywood is to argue that because of the constitutional guarantee of free speech, American films can tackle any subject, any way. 464 more words

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