MASAI: THE RAIN WARRIORS (Pascal Plisson, 2004)

“How can you kill an imaginary beast?” But what if the survival of your people and their culture depends on your doing just that?      The Red God, the God of Vengeance, is cursing them with drought, the elders of a Kenyan Masai village believe. The death of their war chief means that adolescent boys will […]

DANGEROUS (Alfred E. Green, 1935)

Not officially nominated for her legendary performance as Mildred Rogers in Of Human Bondage (John Cromwell, 1934), Bette Davis nonetheless came in second in the Oscar balloting as a write-in candidate, perhaps assuring an official victory the following year.* She was additionally assisted by her poignant, electric performance as Joyce Heath, a washed-up, drunken stage […]