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The Battle of Algiers

The Act of Killing

Francis Levy | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

In The Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer has assembled a group of thugs who were instrumental in the murder of over one million suspected Communists...

25 Great Movies for Our 'Historically Illiterate' Children

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If history itself is comprised of human stories, great movies can make those stories feel even more immediate, more human. With that in mind, here are twenty-five of my favorite historical films, and the subjects they cover.

ReThink Interview: Daniel Ellsberg -- the Most Dangerous Man in America Speaks, Part Two

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The second part of my interview with Daniel Ellsberg, the true American hero who leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971.

ReThinking The Battle of Algiers: A Movie the Pentagon, the Black Panthers and the IRA Can Agree On

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Why were the Black Panthers and the IRA such fans of The Battle of Algiers? Some credit the Algerian uprising with providing the blueprint for how modern insurgencies can win wars against militarily superior foes.