“1984” -George Orwell cult classic 1956 colorized

–[ < 1 MIN READ] 1984 is a 1956 British black-and-white science fiction film, based on the 1948 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, depicting a totalitarian future of a dystopian society. This is the first film adaptation of the story, directed by Michael Anderson and starring Edmond O’Brien as protagonist Winston Smith, and featuring Donald Pleasence, Jan Sterling, and […]

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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

–[ < 1 MIN READ] 300: Rise of an Empire (2014) Queen Gorgo of Sparta tells her men about the Battle of Marathon, in which King Darius of Persia was killed by General Themistocles of Athens ten years earlier. Darius’s son, Xerxes, witnesses his father’s death, and is advised to not continue the war, since only “the gods can

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Red Cliff (2008)

–[ < 1 MIN READ] This Chinese war epic depicts the Battle of Red Cliffs at the end of the Han dynasty, just before the Three Kingdoms period in imperial China. Prime Minister Cao Cao has convinced Emperor Han that in order to unite all of China, war must be waged on the kingdoms in the west and

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