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An interpretation of Hal Roach’s Babes in Toyland by Hadding Scott HAL ROACH’S 1934 film Babes in Toyland was later given the alternate title March of the Wooden Soldiers. Here, to avoid confusion with the 1903 operetta and 1904 children’s book of the same name (or the 1961 Disney film, which…
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ROBERT REDFORD’S 1994 film Quiz Show tells the story of the Twenty-One game show scandal of the late 1950s. Featuring a superbly literate and psychologically subtle script and outstanding performances by Ralph Fiennes, Paul Scofield, John Turturro, and Rob Morrow, Quiz Show dramatizes important…
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Brown-skinned monsters invade, destroy society; we all must be quiet or they will hear us. I WAS ABSOLUTELY fascinated by the premise of A Quiet Place. Drafting out the script for the video and where I wanted to go it occurred to me that I was having to jump through hoops to prevent the (((censors))) on YouTube…
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Wakanda, the New Black Homeland A fictional answer to whites’ real world success Paul Kersey | American Renaissance James Baldwin, perhaps the most influential black literary figure of the last century, confessed in Notes of a Native Son that blacks feel alienated and inferior no matter where…
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