The Vietnam War: A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (2017) review/critique

Rated: 2.5 / 5 The Vietnam War.  Probably the most controversial war America has ever gotten involved in that has people bickering about it to this day.  Why did we go in there?  Was it ever winnable?  Should we have ever gone in there?  What were our initial intentions, and how did they change?  What … Continue reading The Vietnam War: A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (2017) review/critique

On the topic of films “based on true stories/events”

"[...] any time you hear the words 'based on a true story,' that's usually a translation for 'We bought the rights to this story, took out the boring parts, then made up just about everything else.'" -- Bill Simmons "I don't think the movie should be more important than the truth." -- Greg Paspatis "History … Continue reading On the topic of films “based on true stories/events”

Loose Change: Final Cut review

Rated: 1/5 Introduction So, 16th anniversary of 9/11. Last year, I thought I had it all covered, with my reviews of United 93, World Trade Center, The Path to 9/11, and even Path to Paradise. There were a few others that I've seen that I won't review (because they're not worth seeing, much less reviewing), … Continue reading Loose Change: Final Cut review

13th review

Rated: 2/5 America. Home to 5% of the world's population. America, which has 25% of the world's total prison population. The highest rate of incarceration in the world. For a country so great that illegals would want to flock to it, one would wonder why it is that the prison population is so high (or did … Continue reading 13th review