Daily Archives: October 29, 2017

The Vietnam War On Film – Beth Accomando

Angie Dickinson as a not too convincing Eurasian woman in Samuel Fuller’s “China Gate,” about the French Indochine War. “This April 30 will mark the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, an event that marked the end of the … Continue reading

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Despair – Robert Crumb (1969)

“Despair is Robert Crumb’s first existential diatribe about the perils and shittiness of modern life in America. Most of the stories are deceptively clever and provide some classic Crumb, including ‘It’s The Ruff Tuff Creampuff’ and ‘Fuzzy The Bunny in … Continue reading

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A Hall of Mirrors – Robert Stone (1967)

“It is almost impertinent to say that the 30-year-old author of this first novel has talent, and it is impertinent to try and relate his gifts to his age or publishing history. Stone, at this moment, is a remarkable writer. … Continue reading

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Panther 21 – April 2, 1969

“May 13, 1996 marks the 25th anniversary of the acquittal of the Panther 21, who in 1971 were the leadership of the eastern region of the Black Panther Party (BPP). The Panther 21 were arrested in a pre-dawn raid on  … Continue reading

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