Thursday, April 7 2011
Mass uprisings were sweeping the Middle East and North Africa just as Sergei Eisenstein’s 86-year-old agit-prop masterwork, Battleship Potemkin, commenced a multi-city US tour.
Thursday, August 18 2011
You might know that director Gillo Pontecorvo drew inspiration for this film from Franz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth. But did you know that Paul Newman was considered for the lead role?
Thursday, May 6 2010
The idea of a “sort of” Holocaust depiction is ridiculous – indeed, it is offensive. Yet how graphic does it have to be in order to overcome this problem?
Sunday, January 16 2005
Things are never as simple as administrations would like us (and themselves) to believe.