Tagged: war


TIFF 2019: Jojo Rabbit, by David Bax

Jojo Rabbit‘s opening titles play out against stock footage of Germans “heil”ing Adolf Hitler soundtracked by The Beatles singing “Komm Gib Mir Deine Hand” and the sound of screaming fans. There is satirical potential in reducing Hitler to the level...


Tolkien: Middle-Brow, by David Bax

It doesn’t seem unreasonable to assume, if you’ve chosen to watch a movie called Tolkien about J.R.R. Tolkien, you’re probably forearmed with some awareness and appreciation of who the guy was. But director Dome Karukoski and screenwriters David Gleeson and...