Tuesday, March 24 2015
Larson's description of the torpedoing of the Lusitania churns like an angry sea, full of detail gleaned from memoirs and letters of survivors and rescuers.
Tuesday, March 17 2015
Valiant Hearts challenges the barbaric connotations of the appellation “the dogs of war” by making a dog, the only creature blind to the “essential” identity markers of nationalism and language, the hero.
Friday, January 17 2014
On the postwar repercussions of poor diplomacy and inept decision-making in economic and foreign policy that led to the widespread nationalism across Europe during the interwar years.
Monday, June 13 2011
Daryl Gregory proves supreme in his handling of the hugely popular Planet of the Apes, offering a deep and sincere meditation on a society in the throes of avoiding that has already begun.
Monday, July 12 2010
A la Village of the Damned, the children of this village are a strange breed, suspiciously always present at the scenes of the savage crimes.
Wednesday, May 9 2007
A turbulent year overlooked in its niche between the Great War and the Roaring '20s... when hope dissolved into disappointment and fear put a chokehold on social progress.