Category Archives: Film Review

Review of “Battleship Potemkin”

The Battleship Potemkin is a Soviet silent film made in 1925 illustrating the mutiny of 1905 from the battleship of the same name, when the crew rebelled against Tsarist officers. Set through five episodes, it is literally a communist propaganda … Continue reading

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A Review of “Che” (2008)

As a Marxist, I am often asked what my opinions are on Che Guevara, the revolutionary Argentinian guerrilla turned counter cultural symbol. Personally, I believe Che was a victim of his own political views. His ideas were radically progressive, and … Continue reading

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