Tag: War

Haile Selassie’s Centennial

Haile Selassie’s Centennial

Milestones

As the Rastafarian messiah who will lead Africans to freedom, Haile Selassie’s birthday is one of the holiest days of the year.

Los Lobos

Los Lobos

Music Reviews

Native Sons (New West Records). Review by Jeremy Glazier.

Chaplin’s War Trilogy

Chaplin’s War Trilogy

Print Reviews

This thoughtful and well-documented text explores the history of dark comedy in film through the perspective of Charlie Chaplin’s work and his movies about war.

The Glenn Miller Conspiracy

The Glenn Miller Conspiracy

Print Reviews

Hunton Downs gives readers new insight into the true events surrounding the death of one of America’s celebrity heroes in The Glenn Miller Conspiracy. This is no pulp fiction, folks.

Heavy Metal in Baghdad

Heavy Metal in Baghdad

Screen Reviews

A group of Iraqi youths learn English from Metallica and Slayer and form a head-banging band in the middle of a war. Carl F Gauze doesn’t need a translator for the universal language of metal.

Mystechs

Mystechs

Music Reviews

Hot Tub of Blood (Death by Karaoke). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Regards from Serbia

Regards from Serbia

Print Reviews

Graphic journalist Alexsandar Zograf has recently had his strips amalgamated and published as Regards from Serbia. Eric J. Iannelli wonders how it stacks up against existing graphic accounts of the Balkan civil wars of the ’90s.

The Worst Case Scenario Almanac – History

The Worst Case Scenario Almanac – History

Print Reviews

Carl F Gauze fears that the authors of the Worst Case Scenario series may have gone to the well one too many times. That doesn’t mean, however, that he didn’t bookmark the section on Wagon Circling. You can never be too careful.

Say Goodbye to the Bad Guy

Say Goodbye to the Bad Guy

Minority Report

As Saddam Hussein swung from the gallows today, Shelton Hull found that it placed a question mark, and not a period, at the end of the dictator’s grim legacy.

Nuclear Options

Nuclear Options

Minority Report

Shelton Hull sees dire consequences resulting from our Administration’s rumblings about war with Iran, both at home and abroad. Here’s the real deal.

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Hold Me Tight

Hold Me Tight

Screen Reviews

Lily and Generoso review Hold Me Tight, the sixth feature directed by renowned actor Mathieu Amalric. Centered around a brilliant performance from Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread, Bergman Island), Hold Me Tight is an unpredictable and remarkable psychological drama.

Sirens

Sirens

Screen Reviews

The fact that the band Slaves to Sirens exists is impressive, but that they live, love, and breathe to play metal takes things to another level. Sirens documents the journey. Review by Charles DJ Deppner.