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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Mr East Goes To The Movies 2014: 12 Years A Slave

February 4, 2014

Hollywood’s relationship with the Old South has always been problematic.  From the depiction of the Ku Klux Klan as saviors of civilization in D W Griffith’s Birth of A Nation to the romanticisation of aristocratic plantation life of Gone With The Wind or Jezebel, the vision of ante-bellum life depicted in pre-War Hollywood failed wholly […]

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