REVIEW: The Promise Tackles a Huge Subject Respectfully but Inadequately

Stipulated: The Armenian genocide, in which some 1.5 million Armenians were murdered by the Ottoman government (we call it Turkey now) between 1915 and 1922, is underrepresented in history books and in popular culture. Among 20th-century holocausts, it takes a backseat to the capital-H one in terms of size, scope, and worldwide societal impact. More

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EXCLUSIVE REPORT: 50 Movie Titles That Sound Like Love-Making Techniques

Many hours of scientific research have yielded the following data, suitable for citation in academic journals. Speculation as to what any of these “sex moves” would entail is beyond the scope of our project and frankly not suitable for serious scholarly discussion. The Greasy Strangler The Constant Gardener The Sting The Iceman Cometh The Distinguished

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Tale As Old As Time: Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Gay Nontroversy

The rapidly growing self-cannibalization wing of Walt Disney Pictures has manufactured a new live-action version of Beauty and the Beast that courted controversy from the moment it was announced. First people were upset by the casting of normal human actors in roles previously intended for enchanted knick-knacks (where else is a talking candlestick supposed to get work

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Review: It Lacks Humanity, but ‘Kong: Skull Island’ is Thrilling Ape-Based Fun

Kong: Skull Island is about people barging into a place they’ve never been before, dropping bombs to see how solid the land is, then acting indignant when the local wildlife responds defensively. It’s about humans punishing nature for being nature, and about bureaucrats embarking on research expeditions motivated by revenge. Fine, fine. It’s also about

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