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  • Doctor Zhivago

    Doctor Zhivago

    ★★½

    www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/during-cold-war-cia-used-doctor-zhivago-as-a-tool-to-undermine-soviet-union/2014/04/05/2ef3d9c6-b9ee-11e3-9a05-c739f29ccb08_story.html

    Author Ivan Tolstoi claims that the CIA lent a hand to ensure that Doctor Zhivago was submitted to the Nobel Committee in its original language, in order for Pasternak to win the Nobel prize and further harm the international credibility of the Soviet Union. He repeats and adds additional details to Fetrinelli's claims that CIA operatives intercepted and photographed a manuscript of the novel and secretly printed a small number of books in the Russian language.[11][18][19]

  • RIDE OR DIE

    RIDE OR DIE

    ★★★★½

    Still one of the most beautiful depictions of male love ever committed to the screen.

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  • Nomadland

    Nomadland

    I find the romantic ideal of the poor being the more “close to Earth” than all of us peasants and their struggle being just part of their spiritual journey to self enlightenment more repulsive with each new entry of these indie darlings in the wave of vague anti capitalist narratives that do everything in their power to make you believe that a company like Amazon actually care about its workers. 

    But what did you expect from someone who takes the…

  • Wonder Woman 1984

    Wonder Woman 1984

    "This world was a beautiful place just as it was" this is said in a movie that (directly and indirectly) acknowledges the fucking Cold War and the Israeli-Palestanian conflict. This is said to prove that it's only when the exceptional being puts in his place the unexceptional that the world is saved, and when you only work within the system, within the rules imposed by it, that you can change it.
    Diana saves the world with a Twitter thread.

    Autopilot…