Democrat Bill Clinton is elected President of the United States, defeating incumbent President George H. W. Bush. Carol Moseley-Braun elected first African-American woman in US Senate, representing Illinois. "Revenge Match of the 20th century" American chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer defeats Russian Boris Spassky to win an unofficial match in Belgrade. The Church of England approves the ordination of female priests. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1992
My take on the HBO miniseries Chernobyl.
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
1990 version rated: 3/5 2017 version rated: 3/5 Oh God has it been too long since I've witnessed a film that gives me so much material to work with for my review. So eager to type down my thoughts. Oh, and if you're wondering if there's going to be spoilers, you bet your ass there's … Continue reading It (1990 and 2017) film review
Rating: 4/5 Note: See part 1 for more information on this film. Analysis of the Film The film is made in a Paul Greengrass style (ironic, considering that United 93 was released in the same year, as was Oliver Stone's World Trade Center; 2006 was quite a year for 5 year 9/11 anniversary films), and … Continue reading The Path to 9/11 Review/Analysis: Part 2
This film is banned in the United States. The Path to 9/11 was originally released as a 2-part miniseries in 2006 on ABC, produced by ABC and Disney, written by Cyrus Nowrasteh. It's a docudrama that recreates/dramatizes the events from the 1993 World Trade Center bombing (which itself is dramatized in a made for … Continue reading The Path to 9/11 Review/Analysis: Part 1