For one whole semester I took
A class based on Tolstoy’s great book.
The film stars Ms. Knightley,
And ever so rightly,
Because I want them both on my Nook. Continue reading
Red Dawn, screening this weekend over at the Coolidge, is the single craziest piece of Cold War cinema to come out of the ‘80s, and considering that we’re talking about a decade that got off on political abstractions punching each other in the face, that’s saying quite a bit. Thanks to rampant pussification, the Soviet Union finally invades, literally para-trooping into every small town in America, shooting up schoolyards and torchin churches. All seems lost, when one group of brave (read: conservative) high school teens remember their second amendment and earn back their freedom, one dead commie at a time. This. Movie. Rules.
[Fri 4.15.11. 290 Harvard St., Brookline. 617.734.2500. midnite/$9, $7 members. coolidge.org]