Casablanca To continue with my series of posts highlighting my personal top ten movies of all time, (The Passion of Joan of Arc came first, and then Duck Soup) I move on with the next in chronological order, Casablanca. Out...
One day she’s onstage portraying Joan of Arc, then another she has morphed into a Shakespearean character. Sometimes she even tackles multiple roles in the same show such as in Horizon Theatre’s The Syringa Tree or the recent Angels in America at Actor’s Express, where she brought to life Hannah Pitt, Ethel Rosenberg, Rabbi Isidor...
Me and Lisa have tickets for OMD – I’ve loved them from the days they’d open for Joy Division – next Tuesday night. But we can’t now make it. Anyone got tickets for Monday night they want to switch? I’m a big Joan of Arc fan, too (I’ve worn her around my neck for about... View Article
"Mathilde Edey Gamassou was chosen among 250 girls Monday to play Joan for a spring festival marking the victory of the Catholic warrior saint in breaking the English siege of Orléans in 1429.... But the announcement has been met with a flurry of posts on Twitter and on far-right websites branding her nomination an […]
Mathilde Edey Gamassou selected to portray French heroine in annual celebrations
A preliminary investigation has been opened in France over two tweets comparing a young métis woman to a monkey.
Choice of 17-year old, whose father is from Benin, to play Joan of Arc prompts torrent of racist abuse The French city of Orleans has for the first time named a mixed-race teenager to play folk heroine Joan of Arc for annual festivities,...Show More Summary
The French city of Orleans has for the first time named a mixed-race teenager to play folk heroine Joan of Arc for annual festivities, prompting a torrent of racist abuse from far-right social media users. Mathilde Edey Gamassou was chosen among 250 girls Monday to play Joan for a spring festival...
Welcome to the wacky and wild world of the culture wars- a weekly series that delves into the craziness of the social justice warriors featuring the six best (or worst) stories from the past week that may or may not have been covered...Show More Summary
Duck Soup A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about The Passion of Joan of Arc as the first in an irregularly scheduled series on my own person top ten best movies of all time. Tonight, I continue that...
Click here for reuse options! One veteran peace activist called her Palestine’s Joan of Arc. Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi may not be what Israelis had in mind when, over many years, they criticized Palestinians for not producing a Mahatma Gandhi or Nelson Mandela. Show More Summary
Holdren, who became the magazine's lead theater critic last summer after Jesse Green moved to the New York Times, won the $10,000 prize for "The Revolution Will Not Be Hashtagged: A Misguided 'Joan of Arc' at the Public Theatre," published at Culturebot last April.
She is neither Joan of Arc nor a Palestinian puppet, but a symbol of a second traumatised generation A little over four years ago, I drove to the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh to spend a day with a 12-year-old girl. Her name was Ahed Tamimi, and I was interviewing her for a magazine article, Children of the Occupation: Growing up in Palestine. Show More Summary
By Jacob Oller Proximity and personality become entwined. he close-up is a cinematography technique used often on faces to show nuanced emotions or to hammer in broad emotions on an otherwise jaded audience. Recently, it’s been used more for details on small procedures or actions, highlighting the minutiae of machinery or hands working. Show More Summary
Carl Theodor Dreyer’s landmark silent film is back on the big screen in a new digital restoration.
A Joan of Arc, a combination of Esther and Deborah, and we need more like her. We need to join her in order to win.
Megan Fox has seemingly been out of the spotlight in recent years, but is stepping back in, gracing the cover of this month’s issue of UK Cosmopolitan. Photo: Cosmopolitan Read more...
To be a true feminist, you must be pro-life. Real feminism has been around for centuries and has included heroines such as Joan of Arc, Susan B. Anthony, Louisa May Alcott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton — each of them pro-life. Over the years, the image of feminism has changed drastically. Show More Summary
The SEC fails to get the fuzzy cuffs on Wall Street's Joan of Arc.