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May 1945:"The English Patient" and the Many Wounds, and Warnings of War

Joseph Cooper | Posted 05.07.2016 | Home
Joseph Cooper

When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored the film adaptation with nine Oscars, I was about to turn 50 -- and I was forever smitten with Juliette Binoche and Kristin Scott Thomas.

AFI Review: The Personal War of Ginger and Rosa

Brian Formo | Posted 01.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Brian Formo

Writer/director Sally Potter has switched the shift typical of films set in the 1960s from personal and sexual enlightenment to stone-still disillusionment in Ginger and Rosa, which begins with the mushroom cloud of Hiroshima.

Watch The Shocking Number Of Nuclear Experiments Carried Out Globally

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new video shows each one of the nuclear detonations to be set off around the globe since 1945. Created by Isao Hashimoto, "1945-1998" features a d...