Movie Review

By Ozodi Thomas Osuji This movie can help you clarify who you are and your vocation in life. Last night (May 22, 2014) I went to a movie, Divergent. The movie depicted a society where at a certain age (say, after high school) all young people are tested and assigned to one of five factions. Each faction is a functional area (intellectuals, military, rulers, service, farmers etc.). The idea is that each person has an aptitude for a given area of work and that that aptitude could be tested for and ascertained and he is assigned to that area and…
Tuesday, 25 October 2011 02:27

Film Review: Carlos (2010)

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Terrorism as a sub-species of warfare, civil insurrection, and as an apparatus of state oppression has existed for millennia. The slaughter of high status officials, combatants, civilians as well as the destruction of property, is a weapon which is purposefully calibrated so as to effect a result in which the level of psychological damage exceeds the attendant human and material destruction. carlosAs a tool of liberation, there is some evidence of its success. The terror tactics utilised by the Kenyan Mau Mau, although a largely defeated group, created the circumstances in which the British will to continue to govern Kenya…