If this type of evil happened once; it can happen again. It's like a bitter taste in your mouth even in times of peace. Knowing that human beings are capable of such evil is a stark reality to come to terms with.
In the Land of Blood and Honey is an honest , moving and completely true film: before this one, whenever a foreigner tried to say something about "my wars," it made me go wild with anger, no matter their attitude.
Angelina Jolie goes behind the camera -- and what happens? She shoots a film d'auteur, with unknown Bosnian actors and the film is set in this blind spot of 20th century history, in this moment of utter sorrow, indignity and shame for the nations that let it happen: the Bosnian war.
I want my children to become anything and everything they want to be. But I support and encourage them from the seemingly secure vantage point of life in the U.S. How would my parenting change if their lives were endangered every time they left the house?
If we were to indulge in the "best" thing, we would have to attach the characteristic of "important" to "best" to help justify the value judgment. Considering that criteria, the "best" movie of the year is an easy choice.