I’m Just About Ready to Give Up on AMC’s “Turn”

I knew the next few episodes of Turn would be painful, when towards the end of episode five, the character of George Washington makes a dramatic entrance into the scene like Jesus Christ in Ben-Hur, where we do not see his face until the final, fleeting seconds, when he grumbles a line that I had…

Review: The Premiere Episode of “Turn”

Within minutes, I knew this production was going to suffer from something known as “American History Textbook Syndrome”. While this series, and any like it, needs a villain to match with the obvious protagonists, the depiction of British soldiers in AMC’s Turn was in the light of evil, bloodthirsty, and out of control—another reviewer for…

Movie Review: Valkyrie (2008)

Just when I thought that Hollywood could no longer deliver an entertaining and historically accurate movie all in the same billing, Brian Singer’s Valkyrie proved me wrong. This story is quite intriguing, as it is unheard of by most people and is left out of history publications, first and foremost excluding textbooks. Valkyrie tells a…

Movie Review: Conspiracy (2001)

Just want to start off by saying that just because a movie is not labeled in the horror genre, or does not contain graphic or disturbing imagery, does not mean a movie cannot be absolutely horrifying. Conspiracy is proof of that. This 2001 HBO production focuses on the Wannsee Conference of 1942, in which top…