Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Robin Hood Film

The new Robin Hood film, directed by Ridley Scott, has a lot to offer.  Fine performances by Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett and William Hurt.  Convincing computer generated images.  Good battle scenes.  What it lacks is fidelity to history.   This … Continue reading

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The public turned against George W. Bush with Hurricane Katrina.  His response to the catastrophe was, like that of the state and local governments, disastrously inadequate.  He showed how little he cared.   Now with the oil spill off Louisiana, … Continue reading

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