Nuclear Madness

At the height of the Cold War official propaganda was aimed at lulling the population into accepting the idea of nuclear war as somehow normal and “manageable”, as depicted in the Central Office of Information short The Hole in the Ground (1962) which shows no-nonsense bureaucrats getting on with the job of “maintaining order” during an attack on Britain.

Blasts from the past

Five things that annoy me in movies …

Elia Kazan’s A Face in the Crowd (1957): Criterion Blu-ray review

Summer grab-bag, part four: (almost) all the rest

Recent miscellaneous viewing

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