NewsReal Blog Film Club: The African Queen Finally Available on DVD!


The African Queen (Commemorative Box Set) [Blu-ray]
The African Queen [DVD]
Perhaps the greatest hole in the universe of what films are available on DVD has been filled today, with the release of the restored John Huston classic The African Queen.
If this film in not in your top 50, then you have no business making top 50 [...]

Jihad Jane in the Classroom


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Islamic Awareness Week returns to the American campus.

And the Oscar Goes To…Dalal Mughrabi, PLO Terrorist


It is almost midnight, but I can’t sleep. I am haunted by their faces, by the thought that, thirty-two years ago, at this very hour, both Gail and Dalal were still alive.
Gail was packing her cameras, checking that she had enough film and the right lenses. She would get up early so the beach would [...]

“The Stoning of Soraya M.” Out on DVD


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Make a statement by getting the DVD that sits on Iran’s banned films list.

Collaborators in the War against the Jews: Judith Butler


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Fanning the flames of anti-Semitism at Berkeley.

CPAC 2010 – Final Day


The final day of CPAC 2010 (Saturday 2-20) did not disappoint.  An array of conservative heavy-hitters, panel discussions and film offerings kept things interesting and conference attendees engaged.  The exchange of ideas and the inherently intellectual exercise that is conservatism was fully in evidence.
Things got off to a rousing start with a short but passionate [...]

The Fate of Roger Ebert’s Legacy


“I’m so relieved to be an elite” –tweet from Roger Ebert
Most public figures have done or said something they wish they could take back. When it comes to public intellectuals and film critics specifically, they generally pride themselves on their ability to analyze what they see. Therefore, their responses to culture should be very measured [...]

A Return to Country


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The showstopper country rendition of “America the Beautiful” by The Zac Brown Band sends a message across the U.S.A.

From the Writings of David Horowitz: February 11, 2010


I am generally a forgiving soul. If treated half-decently by my opponents I am prepared to overlook many of their indecencies because I understand they come from a place of self-righteous zeal that often overwhelms their better judgment and inspires them to be nasty and dishonest in their service of their political agendas. After all, [...]

Citizen Ebert: Roger’s Culturally Illiterate Tweets


As someone who was a working film critic for nearly 20 years—and, I’m pretty sure, the only Baptist to win 2 Catholic Press awards for movie reviews—I probably owe Chicago Sun Time film critic Roger Ebert (and his late partner Tribune critic Gene Siskel) a nod of tribute for popularizing such writing.
Siskel and Ebert were, [...]