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Hacksaw Ridge (2017)

This is blunt but absolutely effective, loud but quietly tender, derivative but fetchingly sincere, cheesy but earnest to the core. Mel Gibson didn’t even try to be subtle with the themes – everything, including spilled bloody guts and other anatomy, is splashed on your full-alert consciousness. 526 more words

Review

The Great Emu War

The Great Emu War was a military operation taking place in 1932 in Western Australia, dozens of local farming communities, already suffering the hardships of worldwide economic depression, had come under attack by ravenous hoards of flightless invaders, who were hell bent on property damage, destruction and mayhem. 1,069 more words

Obama’s Bombing Legacy, by Nicolas J. S. Davies

President Obama got a Nobel Peace Prize before he did anything to deserve it, and after he got it, everything he did contradicted it. From Nicolas J. 321 more words

Government

Not Even The Highest Walls Can Stop The Globalist Juggernaut

Globalism, defined by Merriam-Webster as “a national policy of treating the whole world as a proper sphere for political influence”; a term once isolated to conspiracy theory vernacular, is now a keyword in narrating 21st Century America.  1,032 more words

Future

Beast Of No Nation

 

Beast Of No Nation

A boy is a dangerous thing, says the Commandant, who leads an army of young soldiers fighting a civil war in an unspecified West African country. 46 more words

Anger

Long War 2 Completely Changes XCOM 2

(Source: steamed.kotaku.com)

Long War was one of the first XCOM reboot’s most popular and beloved mods, so much so that XCOM 2 ended up liberally cribbing notes from its playbook. 346 more words

Technology

The Right to Be Right

In the new era, a demand has risen for quality framework on the side of the right in the left-right culture war.

A correct frame applied to a situation can stop a civil war. 197 more words