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Entertainment Forrest Maynock

An Old Film, for Modern Times

Watching Modern Times was like watching a satirical take on the current age we live in. This 1936 Charlie Chaplin film is a must watch for cinefiles and lovers of comedy alike. It’s an old film, but is meant to be viewed in modern times.

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Entertainment Forrest Maynock

Escaping the Cycle – A review of American History X

For a film was made 20 plus years ago, director Tony Kaye’s American History X remains quite relevant, and brings unique perspectives to old arguments relating race, hate, and redemption.

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Entertainment Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung

Memento: Remember to Forget

Memories – what to remember and what to forget? Director Christopher Nolan explores how our own memories can be manipulated and decieving in Memento, one of his early and most-acclaimed films.

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Entertainment Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung

The Road: A Powerful Story in Post-Apocalyptic World Setting

The Road (2009) is a story of raw and emotionally-impactful survival. There is the daily struggle, the emotional breakdown, the little joy of finding a can of Coca-Cola in a long-abandon vending machine, the rare moments of family bonding, the fear of facing threats uncertain, unknown, and unforgiving, or the loss of a loved one.