Posts Tagged ‘Movies’

September 18th, 2020 - 10:15 am § in China

A Chinese movie is getting attention

I didn’t even know China had a film industry. It apparently has a big and growing one. There are problems, such as censorship, discussed at length here; but The Eight Hundred is a creditable war film depicting a real-life battle of the Japanese attack on Shanghai in 1937 reminiscent of the her[...]

August 18th, 2020 - 2:01 am § in Donald Trump, Humor, Politics

You want your kid to be president??

Why would any mother want her child to grow up to be president? We hate our presidents. Fact is, most presidents are unpopular, and we often loathe them. In fact, many of us detest all of them. But we elect them anyway. What’s the weird psychology behind this? Why do we so often vote for [&hel[...]

February 28th, 2016 - 11:07 am § in Politics

What Hollywood and Republicans have in common

(Caution: This article contains language unsuitable for children.) From CBS News: “BASED ON A TRUE STORY: It’s a boast that can be a plus for a movie during Oscar season. Whether the claim holds up to scrutiny is another matter altogether. … ‘I think I can look at the story a[...]