Glory: One of The Best Civil War Movies

Even though the 54th Massachusetts lost half of their numbers during the climactic battle, Glory remains one of the best Civil War films. The film mixes both real and fictional people in their efforts to tell the 54th’s story. Col. Robert Gould Shaw (Matthew Broderick) is the 54th’s commanding officer. His letters also help to inform the film’s script. Shaw is joined by friend Major Cabot Forbes (Cary Elwes) in his efforts to command the…

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine Finds Place In A Changed World

The final season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine came with intense pressure to deliver humor while also reflecting the changed world it inhabits. That Brooklyn Nine-Nine succeeded is a credit to its showrunners and writing staff. Sitcoms and dramas had one of two choices as a result of the pandemic. They could live in a world where the pandemic doesn’t exist or they could incorporate it into their series. Wisely, they did the latter. Cop drama and…

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Spirit Untamed Continues The Adventure

Spirit Untamed is the next installment in the Spirit franchise, which also includes the Spirit Riding Free animated series on Netflix. The first Spirit: Stallion of Cimarron film, all the back in 2002, was a major shift in what we’re used to seeing in animated features. Instead of people voicing animals, Matt Damon provided Spirit’s internal thoughts. Not that there’s anything wrong with this but for a film focusing mostly on animals, it was such…

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