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The Best Moment at the Academy Awards Last Night

At The Los Angeles Times, Kenneth Turan describes it: The poised but emotional Lupita Nyong’o [of Twelve Years a Slave], the supporting actress winner with her first major role, was clearly transported by her victory but not so much that she didn’t … Continue reading

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“Avatar” and the Destruction of Jerusalem in 70 CE

Something that jumped out at me in the film Avatar was this: the calamity that befell the blue pagan forest people came very close to tracking the calamity that befell the Jews in 70 CE (when the Romans destroyed Jerusalem and … Continue reading

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