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Mar 14 2024

One Life : Movie Review

The first I’d heard of Sir Nicholas Winton was in a clip from a show called “That’s Life!” someone posted on Facebook. An elderly man is told that he’s sitting next to a woman who was saved from the Nazis by him as a child. Further into the video, the host asks if anyone else […]
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Aug 29 2018

Operation Finale

Turn on today’s news channels, you actually see the words “Nazi” or “white nationalist” on a chyron at the bottom of the screen. We seem to have forgotten everything our men and women fought and died for in World War II, and Nazis – people who actively want racial purity and to stamp out those […]
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Mar 24 2016

The Clan

Going in blind to The Clan (El Clan in its native Argentina) might cause you to wonder a bit about what’s going on. The scant details of early 1980s Argentinian political and social life given in the film’s opening moments before jumping around between 1982 and 1985 might not even help. However, aided by sterling […]
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Apr 3 2015

Effie Gray

One of my last reviews was for a film called Serena, which focused on a prosperous couple falling victim to jealousy and madness. That film didn’t give the viewer anything to get behind, nothing to root for or hold on to emotionally; it held its audience at a distance and gave no chances to really […]
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