Things I Like: The Way Back (2010 Film)

The Way Back had been on my list for quite awhile to watch but just never got around to it. I think the reason I heard of it was because Irish actress Saoirse Ronan was in it, as she is one of my favorite actresses. The movie is actually based on the supposed events ofContinue reading “Things I Like: The Way Back (2010 Film)”

Fun Fact: The Leader of Russia Between the Tsar and Lenin

Alexander Kerensky was the leader of Russia after the fall of Tsar Nicholas II but before Vladimir Lenin. He was a democratic socialist and he had to flee when the communists took over. He settled in France but left when Nazi Germany invaded. He made it safely to the United States of America and diedContinue reading “Fun Fact: The Leader of Russia Between the Tsar and Lenin”

Things I Like: The Interview (2014 film)

I originally wanted to see it because I thought it would be funny, but for the freedom of speech I certainly wanted to make sure I didn’t miss it. The film begins with Aaron Rapoport and Dave Skylark. Aaron is the producer and Dave is the host of a “news” show called Skylark Tonight. ExceptContinue reading “Things I Like: The Interview (2014 film)”

Fun Fact: Lenin’s Chosen Capitalist

Armand Hammer was an American businessman most famously linked to Occidental Petroleum. He had close ties to the Soviet Union, making key trade deals with Vladimir Lenin. Despite his ties to Communist Russia, he was close to the Republican Party and made less than respectable deals with Richard Nixon. George H. W. Bush ended upContinue reading “Fun Fact: Lenin’s Chosen Capitalist”