Category Archives: Reviews

Behavioral Modernity in “The Croods”!

The way cavemen have been portrayed in film and the media is often full of stereotypes and was not made for intellectual enrichment, unfortunately. The Croods is a movie made in 2013 about a family of cavemen in a sort … Continue reading

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Neanderthal Nature Show!

I discovered this documentary a few years back, but never wrote about it. I like to watch it from time to time because I love the style they made it in. Unlike many documentaries, it is far from the dry … Continue reading

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War Game

I discovered this short 30 minute film about WWI and it’s quite interesting! It’s animated like a kid’s cartoon, but has much darker elements to it to be considered solely for young children. The story is historical fiction about a … Continue reading

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Franz + Polina

Franz + Polina is a movie set in WWII in Belarus. The SS has occupied this little village and built a rapport with the local people. They see the SS soldiers as friendly and protectors and invite them into their … Continue reading

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Silent Night (2002)

Silent Night is a movie about another Christmas truce in WWII involving three Germans and three Americans trapped in a woman’s cabin in the Ardennes forest. She and her son went to the remote cabin to shelter the little boy … Continue reading

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Augustus Caesar’s World by Genevieve Foster

Augustus Caesar’s World by Genevieve Foster is a history book written in more of a story form and introduced the concept of “horizontal history”. The book itself covers the various time periods in Augustus Caesar’s life not just detailing his … Continue reading

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Ecce Romani and Cambridge Latin Course Reviews

I have gotten an interest in learning some Latin, as it was the language of the ancient Romans and there are still many textbooks out there despite fewer and fewer Latin courses. Two of such books are Ecce Romani and … Continue reading

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