Friday, December 26, 2014

The Mummy (1932)

The Mummy Returns

The Last King Of Scotland

When colonialism ends (no matter where it is geographically) power abhors a vacuum, in this case a truly and deeply wounded vacuum--bad things are almost 100% certain and power mad people tend fill these vacuums and then come the bad, the ugly and the truly tragic inevitable outcomes for hard working ordinary citizens. And, of course, it was the British who put Amin Dada into power.  He is said to have privately acknowledged this on several occasions, with his own rather twisted logic applied of course.

Khartoum (1966)

The Ghost And The Darkness (1996)