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Wednesday, October 31 2007

Jericho: The First Season

When Jericho works it is a frightening portrait of what could happen if, “the terrorists’ greatest dream” comes true and they get their hands on nuclear weapons.


Wednesday, September 20 2006

Jericho

The citizens of Jericho want Jake to save them. Even in their cynicism, they seek a very old-fashioned solution.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Proof of Life (2000)

Alice is quite visibly 'alone,' differentiated by her race and class from the folks who populate the streets, marketplaces, and televised protests against the oil company. And indeed, Alice's bond with Terry begins with the fact that he's Anglo, and she feels she can 'trust' him.


Proof of Life (2000)

The camera pans across the protest scene focusing briefly on a placard in Spanish but conveniently translated to English in subtitle: 'Shoot the Imperialist Bastards.' This sudden interjection is startling, set against a backdrop of relative fluff.


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