Monthly Archive: March, 2012

The Hunger Games (2012)

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In the years following the uprising, every district is required to send a male and a female adolescent to compete in the annual Hunger Games. These games, which are televised nationwide, involve having… Continue reading

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The Man from Nowhere (2010)

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When drug-addicted stripper Hyo-Jung (Kim Hyo-Seo) steals heroin from a gang, little does she realize that it starts a chain of gang violence. Eventually, one of the gangs tracks her down and kidnaps… Continue reading

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High School Movies and Bad Behavior: Or everything I hated about Project X

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If you were a friend of mine talking to me recently, you’ll know one of my favorite things to rant about is how much I hate Project X. Yes, despite having seen the… Continue reading

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Mad Men (Season 1)

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Now The Pop Culture Historian does something else new: Review a televised drama. I’ll admit that I jumped on the bandwagon late, having finished the first season of AMC’s Mad Men when season… Continue reading

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Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

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Humanity has polluted the world far beyond recognition in a great war. Insect life has evolved into the manifestation of the world’s anger with humanity, with the Giant Warriors keeping the insects in… Continue reading

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New Categories

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If you look to the right under the Categories listing, you will see that I added new categories. As I review quite a bit of Asian cinema on this blog, I decided to… Continue reading

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)

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As I wrote in one of the first posts of the Pop Culture Historian, Call of Duty: Then and Now, Call of Duty is easily one of the most popular franchises in the… Continue reading

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