“The single best piece of entertainment ever fucking created, Full Metal Jacket is the Jesus of badassness. It includes such badass stuff as the U.S. Marines, ten minutes of the best chewing out known to the civilized world, machine guns, Ak-47s, M-16, hookers, R. Lee Ermey,and lots of stuff blowing up, all in one movie.” […]
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids’ point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
“Glory“ is a 1989 American war film. The screenplay by Kevin Jarre was based on the books “Lay This Laurel” by Lincoln Kirstein and “One Gallant Rush” by Peter Burchard, and the personal letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw. The film is about the 54th, which was one of the first military units of the Union Army during the American Civil War to consist entirely […]
After the story of the Pilgrims follows the tale of independence. “The Patriot” is a 2000 American epic historical fiction war film. The film mainly takes place in rural Berkeley County, South Carolina, and depicts the story of an American Colonist, Benjamin Martin, nominally loyal to the British Crown, who is swept into the American […]
The first movie we watched in this course is called “Desperate Crossing–The Untold Story of the Mayflower”. Released in 2006, it is a History Channel documentary-drama that tells the story of the Pilgrims all the way back to the beginning when they first left England for Holland. This first part of their journey lasted 13 […]