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StoneKeeper's Movie Guessing Game: I recommend THIS Movie #1447 [Saladin (1963) Winner: FredBurroughs] StoneKeeper's Movie Guessing Game: I Recommend THIS Movie #1393 [Bab'Aziz: The Prince That Contemplated His Soul (2005) Winner: MonStar] StoneKeeper's Movie Guessing Game: I Recommend THIS Movie #1391 [Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) Winner: hownos] StoneKeeper's Movie Guessing Game: I recommend THIS Movie #1366 [The Messengers (2007) Winner: hownos] StoneKeeper's Movie Guessing Game: I recommend THIS Movie #1364 [Battleship Potemkin (1925) Winner: FredBurroughs] StoneKeeper's Movie Guessing Game: I recommend THIS Movie #1362 [Kuroneko (1968) Winner: hownos] StoneKeeper's Movie Guessing Game: I Recommend THIS Movie #1351 [Amada (1985) Winner: StoneKeeper] StoneKeeper's Movie Guessing Game: I Recommend THIS Movie #1349 [Woman in the Dunes (1964) Winner: hownos] StoneKeeper's Movie Guessing Game: I recommend THIS Movie #1340 [The Emperor's New Groove (2000) Winner: FredBurroughs] StoneKeeper's Movie Guessing Game: I recommend THIS Movie #1330 [Bethune (1977) Winner: FredBurroughs] View all posts >


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I'd probably have to go with "JFK". I don't buy the conspiracy theory on the Kennedy assassination, but it is an incredibly well-made and entertaining movie. Vietnam is a very picturesque place. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. I love the first one, hate the second one, like the third one. I don't think I ever saw the fourth or fifth. If I saw either, I evidently found it forgettable enough that I don't even recall the fact of watching it. The Internationale is the best of the best. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eea98iaO1fk A few others off the top of my head: The Red Flag (song of the British workers' movement): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeBsfMlTm4Y Bandiera Rossa (song of the Italian workers' movement): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s2lMSX65vs Varshavianka (song from the Russian revolution): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uDp4k0Oo9w Hasta Siempre (Cuban song about Che Guevara): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxtwzU0-wPM Bella Ciao (song of the Italian anti-fascist partisans in WWII): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CI3lhyNKfo The Sacred War (Soviet anti-fascist song from WWII): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOQiDK3twRs Listen, Workers of the World (song of the Japanese workers' movement): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0d8G35La-I The Ballad of Ho Chi Minh (British leftist tribute to the leader of the Vietnamese revolution): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjzMWumVhV8 National anthem of the Soviet Union: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnIKu0FLaO4 There are a gazillion more but I just picked out a few. By just taking off her glasses or something lol. Rofl. Defeating slaveholders and oppressors in one's own country is a wee bit different from launching an imperialist war against someone else's country. Also the slaveholders started it. Canada has that stuff too. It just benefits from living in the shadow of a country that's much bigger (in terms of population) and louder about it. Canada has a very ugly history of racism and oppression of its indigenous population that continues up to the present. Indigenous people in Canada are poorer than the general population, disproportionately the victims of crime and police brutality, and Canadian police rarely bother to investigate disappearances of indigenous people. Canada took in a huge number of Nazis after World War II, particularly Ukrainian Nazis (which it deemed "refugees from communism", a sick joke), which has left an ugly mark on Canadian politics up to the present. For example, Canada's current deputy prime minister is the granddaughter of a notorious Ukrainian Nazi and she considers him a "freedom fighter". Up until Trudeau became prime minister, Canada was one of a handful of countries (mostly just the US and Ukraine) which voted each year to oppose a UN resolution condemning the glorification of Nazism. Now Canada abstains each year (most recently just days ago), which isn't much better, leaving the US and Ukraine as the only countries that vote against. Probably when Canada gets another prime minister they'll go back to voting against it again. Canadian companies participate heavily in the exploitation and looting of the global south, and Canada has been involved in at least one coup in Haiti to overthrow a progressive Haitian government and keep Haitian workers' wages down. Canada is one of the biggest supporters of Israel's racist colonial occupation of Palestine. Canada sells bombs to Saudi Arabia to kill the people of Yemen with, making Canada complicit in some of the most atrocious crimes against humanity so far this century. I've never liked the myth of Canada being this happy utopia of kindness. This isn't to say Canadians are all bad people, but Canada as a political entity is just a smaller, less powerful version of the US. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. I came here either right before or right after the IMDb message boards shut down. It might even have been the same day. I liked this new site right away. I must have seen someone on IMDb post about this site so I knew to come here. View all replies >