Tag: Eugene Jarecki

Inmates in The House I Live In

The House I Live In

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     5 December     Prohibition ends, 1933 On this day in 1933, the USA ended one of its most disastrous experiments. The Volstead Act, or National Prohibition Act, had been passed on 28 October 1919.

Read More »

11 February 2013-02-11

Out in the UK This Week           Beasts of the Southern Wild (StudioCanal, cert 12, Blu-ray/DVD) It’s generated a gazillion column inches, tweets and web-posts, and you are now pretty much obliged to see what is effectively a 21st century Huckleberry Finn story, set in the

Read More »