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May 18, 2005

ChicagoBoyz Finds

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

Those brainy ChicagoBoyz have a lot of rowdily high-powered postings up.

* Lexington Green watches some old war movies and marvels at how confident and exciting they were. Lexington also raises a good question: how to make a rousing historical war movie in today's ideological climate? He adds some more movie titles and links here.

* Ginny reflects on the writers of the American Renaissance and wonders: Who will we recognize as today's great writers?

* Shannon Love thinks some people just don't have a gut-level feeling for numbers. I'm happy to offer myself up as rock-solid proof of that.

* James Rummell wonders what the EU is likely to do in response to the American media-entertainment behemoth.



posted by Michael at May 18, 2005


Michael, thanks for the link. For those who are interested, my earlier war movie posts were the following: A review of ">Downfall, and of ">We Were Soldiers, and 2 Korean War "> movies, a ">post about the excellent essay "The Serpent's Eye: The Cinema of 20th-Century Combat", and my initial post of ">favorite war movies -- and I include The Wild Bunch as a war movie in that first one. Really, the case can be made ... .

Posted by: Lexington Green on May 18, 2005 7:46 PM

Sorry, botched the Korean War link -- it's here

Posted by: Lexington Green on May 18, 2005 7:57 PM

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