About Stalinism, Lewin strongly makes the point that while Stalin's tenure from the mid 1920s to the early 1950s represented a significant portion of Soviet history it did not represent all of it.
Inspired by Hollywood movies that glorify violence, a poet asks, "How do we make peace sexy?"
In this 150th anniversary year of the Emancipation Proclamation, we are fortunate to have Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals to help us understand Abraham Lincoln.
When he is not doing journalism and community media Neil teaches history at a local junior high school, reads comic books and spends time with his girlfriend, Lisa.
This all consuming experience in the Soviet psyche resulted in many films that portrayed the incredible heroism of the Soviet people.
The film had its moments, including some poking fun at the original. Still, a good moment here or there cannot justify an otherwise dull movie.