Terence Davies’ Benediction effectively evokes wartime suffering via British World War I poet and author Siegfried Sassoon’s story.
Influential poet/occultist Aleister Crowley and inventor Nikola Tesla traveled in similar circles but never met. What might have happened if they had?
The memoirs of WWI soldiers are filled with references to seeing things that could not have been there. They knew that it was the war itself that haunted them, the war that became almost anthropomorphic, a self-conscious thing out to murder them.
This remembrance of World War I in today's Brexit Britain illuminates the public's ignorance towards the bloody lessons of the past.
If the plot of Mudbound is familiar, its very repetition is devastating, especially in this moment in US history, when Trump and white supremacists dig up the past -- legacies of racism, abuse, and fear -- and make them horrifyingly incessant, inescapable.