Category Archives: Films/TV

Dunkirk

In July of 2017, Christopher Nolan released what may be his greatest film to date, Dunkirk. This was a really moving film replete with great cinematography and it is no wonder it has received such praise and accolades. It isn’t … Continue reading

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Rebel Rabbis: Anti-Zionist Jews Against Israel

One of the most controversial issues today is that of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Indeed, this issue has been a hotly debated one ever since Israel came into existence back in 1949. Tied into this conflict is the role of our … Continue reading

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Masters of the Pacific Coast

I first became aware of Jago Cooper from Lost Kingdoms of South America, a series he presented in 2013 on the developed cultures of South America, besides the Inca, that are largely unknown in the Anglosphere. Overall, I found it … Continue reading

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1898: Our Last Men in the Philippines

In the 1810s-1820s, Spain suffered a major calamity from which, arguably, it has never recovered. She lost almost all of her territories in the Americas after a series of wars against local Creoles, who at first had been motivated by … Continue reading

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The Lost City of Z

The Amazon rainforest is the largest in the world and for centuries it has beguiled and mystified humanity. Indeed, it still has the ability to surprise even in the 21st century, with reports of uncontacted tribes being discovered deep within … Continue reading

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Trainspotting 2

There is a trend for, instead of producing new material, the film industry to simply makes endless remakes of hit-films or sequels to hit-films. Recently, I’ve noticed that sequels are being made 5, 10 or even 20 years after the … Continue reading

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Silence

This past month I decided to see a film in theaters. I think the last time I did this was when I went to see Spectre. This time around I watched a far better film: Martin Scorsese’s Silence. I left … Continue reading

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Review of Spectre

I don’t visit movie theaters often. In fact, I haven’t gone to one in years. However, this Christmas I received a gift card for a free movie and felt it was better used on Spectre than on the new Star … Continue reading

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