Tag Archives: the Civil War

Foxhole (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Three different wars

“Foxhole” is a modest war movie which presents three different wars and then clumsily tries to make some universal statements from them. Although I do not think it works as well as intended, there are several effective moments to be … Continue reading

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Lincoln (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A portrait of a saintly and wily politician

 During my childhood, I came across several sets of biographies of the famous historical figures for elementary school/kindergarten children, and Abraham Lincoln’s biography was a sort of obligatory volume in these sets like Jesus’ or Einstein’s was. Except nice illustrations, … Continue reading

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