Jack London, novelist and passionate advocate of labor unions, socialism, and the rights of workers, was born 140 years ago.
"He was not one of the speakers, of course - he would have been terrified at the idea of making a speech; but he was one of those whose labor made the speaking possible."
"Death in the Congo" is an important book because it fills a void, but it could have illuminated more.
Back in 2011, the video-gaming industry was already three-fifths the size of the movie industry. For that reason alone, games deserve serious critical attention.
The film is directed by Mark Donskoy, a protégé of Sergei Eisenstein, which becomes quite apparent when the viewer is caught off guard by unique camera angles and creative photography.