Fun Fact: The Man Who Survived Auschwitz By Boxing

Salamo Arouch was Jewish Greek man who served as entertainment for German guards at the most infamous concentration camp. He boxed without losing for two years and two hundred fights and survived as he didn’t fail before the camp was liberated.

Things I Hate: The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017 Film)

I heard about The Zookeeper’s Wife a few months ago I suppose. I wasn’t quite sure what the movie was about. It looked like it was about the art of zoo-keeping many decades ago, but…not quite. It’s really based on the book of the same name, which is about the true events of the zookeepers…

Fun Fact: Vaslav Nijinsky

Born in what is now Ukraine (then Imperial Russia) to Polish parents, Vaslav Nijinsky was considered by many as the best male ballet dancer of his time. Unfortunately in 1919, schizophrenia hit him hard and he never danced again.

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 of…

Things I Like: The Pianist (2002 Film)

I remember when this movie made a lot of buzz at the Academy Awards back in 2003. I wasn’t exactly into lesser-known but critically-acclaimed films back then, so for the longest time I thought the movie was mostly about music. Instead it’s a chilling tale of the lives of Polish citizens during World War II….