Posted: August 31, 2016 in (All Things) CULTURE, FILM, HISTORY (From a Certain Point of View)
Tags: Ben Hur, Ben Hur film, Ben Hur Remake, Charlton Heston, Classic movies, Fifties movies, I Claudius, Stephen Boyd Messalla, William Wyler
Why on earth has Ben Hur been re-made?
If we’re talking about completely unnecessary remakes, you could barely get any more unnecessary than trying to remake a movie that is already an absolute classic. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 24, 2016 in (Politics) CURRENT AFFAIRS, This Week's News (From a Certain Point of View)
Tags: 2016 Presidential Race, Black Lives Matter, Charlotte Riot, George Soros, Keith Lamont Scott, Martial Law, Police, police discrimination, Race War
Everything surrounding the violence and unrest in Charlotte has been fairly predictable – including most people’s reactions.
People now tend to be already decided, before these things even happen, whether they believe the entire thing is an externally-orchestrated ‘civil unrest’ conspiracy or whether it is a legitimate social justice movement responding to known and widely circulated instances of police brutality. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 20, 2016 in (All Things) CULTURE, FILM
Tags: Cinema, FILM, Lawrence of Arabia, Lion in Winter, Peter O'Toole, Peter O'Toole tribute, Richard Burton, Sian Philips, Supergirl movie
The passing of Peter O’Toole in December 2013 was a sad moment for me.
I had a strong personal affection for the man and his work, stemming primarily from my undying love for the film Lawrence of Arabia, which I consider a contender for the greatest movie ever made.
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If anyone’s getting bored of me talking about the Libya intervention in 2011, I apologise – and I probably won’t do it again after this.
But I just need to clear something up once and for all; because people keep arguing with me about this. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 14, 2016 in (All Things) CULTURE, (Politics) CURRENT AFFAIRS, This Week's News (From a Certain Point of View)
Tags: David Cameron, Deep State, Foreign Affairs Select Committee, Libya, Libya Civil War, Libya Intervention, Muammar Gaddafi, Nicolas Sarkozy, Tony Blair
Following in the wake of the Chilcot Report into the Iraq War, British MPs have issued a substantial condemnation of David Cameron and Britain’s key role in the collapse of Libya.
It comes far too late; but it is nevertheless a significant moment and acknowledgement of the utter disaster that Britain played a substantial role in, even if France was the primary driver (of what I have called and will continue to call ‘the crime of the century’). Read the rest of this entry »
9/11 isn’t going to go away.
The same pre-fabricated, false-flag horror that enabled destructive, world-changing agendas to be accelerated, kick-started the phenomenon of modern Islamist terrorism and paved the way for America’s modern surveillance state, is also the incriminating, self-tied noose around the crime’s still-at-large masterminds.
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