It’s not terribly high in historical accuracy, but Sikandar is wonderful to behold and thoroughly thought-provoking about empire and political virtue from pre-Independence India. Sikandar manages to be completely entertaining while still indulging in lesson-dispensing from Aristotle, who as the film opens is in Persia with Sikandar and […]
The Vulture has a list of fifty swell-looking non-Holllywood, non-English musicals for your perusal!
At Comics Alliance, Emma Lawson has put together a playlist of songs mentioned in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis.
The CIA’s twitter account fact-checks Argo.
Over at Teleport City, Keith takes a look at live-action and animated adaptations of Takao Saito’s manga, Golgo 13.
At Beth Loves Bollywood, Beth watches Sikandar, a 1941 Hindi-language, sword and sandals movie in which Alexander the Great’s army sings these words as they march on Hindustan: “Life exists because of love, so let it be spent in love.”