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It's Hard Getting Lectured by Brits Given Their Colonial Records, but It Doesn't Slow Them Down

Aug. 9, 2006 Postmarks

Deadly Currents
"...Nations (controlled by Great Britain and France, the leading colonial powers of the time), after World War I, carved..."

June 18, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Indochine
"...cinema has taken a retrospective look at its country's colonial legacy in Southeast Asia through such films as The..."

March 26, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Cotton Mary
"...opera-ish tale of class conflict and resentment in the post-Colonial India of the early 1950s, it becomes all too..."

April 21, 2000 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Day Trips: San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site, San Felipe
Reconstruction of the colonial capital of Texas is a step back in time
"...buildings have been reconstructed of what was once the colonial capital of Texas...."

Dec. 10, 2021 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.
Documentary tracks the evolution of the artist and activist
"...ways that are surprising. Of course she would embrace post-colonial theory, of course she would meld hip-hop and dancehall..."

Nov. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The AggreGAYtor: July 15
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...words for Perry, Singapore may get a little less colonial, and 'ex-gay' reparative therapy claims another victim, as your..."

July 15, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Choke
Choke, a forgettable adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk’s 2001 novel, features Sam Rockwell as a man of many hats, all of them off-putting.
"...a medical-school dropout who pays the bills as a Colonial America re-enactor, with a sideline scam as a choking..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Water
This film which examines the second-class status of women in traditional Hindu society is beautiful yet sad, a tale drenched in centuries of stagnant, holy water.
"...Fire and Earth). Although the story is set in colonial India of 1938 and coincides with Gandhi’s rise to..."

May 12, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Project A -- Part II
"...officer in turn-of-the-century Hong Kong, a time when British colonial rule all too often meant the victimization of ordinary..."

April 9, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spices
"...Naseeruddin Shah. This 1989 film is set in 1940s colonial India and tells the story of the women of..."

July 19, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mister Johnson
"...are somewhat cliched, though Mister Johnson's setting in British colonial Africa in the 1920s makes the portraits understandable. Based..."

May 17, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The AggreGAYtor: December 11
What happened today in gay? Here's your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Texas Lady Democrats team up, India may yet break colonial rule, and John Cornyn's opponent serves up serious weird,..."

Dec. 11, 2013 Qmmunity Post

"Tesoros de la Catedral de Saltillo -- Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo"
Mexic-Arte Museum's exhibition of "Tesoros de la Cathedral de Saltillo -- Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo" displays repositories not only of spiritual meaning and practice, but of the intertwining history of the Catholic Church and the indigenous peoples of Mexico.
"...Grandeur of Viceregal Mexico," a terrific show of Spanish colonial art from Mexico's renowned Museo Franz Mayer, which houses..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Arts Review by Madeline Irvine

Top 10 LGBTQ Victories Worldwide
It’s the most listicle time of the year!
"...to “turn hate into love” and protest eSwatini’s Dutch colonial-era anti-gay laws. Homosexuality has been illegal in eSwatini since..."

Dec. 27, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Ray Emerson

The Patriot
"...the movie begins taking the shape of Braveheart: The Colonial Years -- the story of a man who fights..."

June 30, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cookbook Reviews
Eating Between the Lines
"...way are sometimes inadvertent recastings of classic -- even Colonial -- American food. The City Tavern Cookbook is proof..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Food Feature by Ronna Welsh

Cultural Coolness Around Texas This Month
"...America, an atrium, and four galleries for pre-Columbian, Spanish colonial, folk, and modern art, each of which has distinct..."

Dec. 18, 1998 Arts Feature

“Regional Fictions” at MASS Gallery
This thought-provoking show takes on the educational system's traditional narratives by juxtaposing the familiar with images that challenge it
"...creating mini-curricula, vignettes, slogans, and punchy designs, but in Colonial Bread Meets Natives/Pan Colonial Encuentra las Indígenas, the use..."

June 29, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

The Comanche Empire
This hugely important volume is not intended to be the end-all of Comanche histories but rather a starting point
"...North American empire, rather than painting them as peripheral colonial hangers-on, noble savages, or unknowable illiterates...."

June 20, 2008 Books Review by Ed Baker

The Death of Brad Will
An American reporter films his own murder in Oaxaca, and Mexican and U.S. authorities look the other way
"...despised governor, rolled through the cobblestone streets of this colonial state capital, peppering with automatic-weapon fire the flimsy barricades..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature by John Ross

Love in the Time of 'Green Darkness'
Don't judge Anya Seton's reissued biographical novels by their romance and bad covers
"...The Winthrop Woman (1958) crossed from Puritan England to Colonial America. Devil Water (1962) likewise traveled from Jacobite Scotland..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Books Feature by Margaret Moser

No Family Is an Island
The Piersons on 'Reel Paradise'
"...immigrant experience, and revealing some of the imperial and colonial tensions in our relationship to the world that we..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

The Battle of AlgiersAlso Out Now The Battle of Algiers
In the wake of this country's most recent exercise in colonialism, Criterion has released, on three DVDs, Gillo Pontecorvo's 1966 masterpiece, a film so rich in aesthetic and political relevance as to be almost uncanny
"...the wake of this country's most recent exercise in colonialism, the Criterion Collection has released, on three DVDs, Gillo..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Screens Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Chief Priest of the Shrine
The epic life story of Nigerian soul superstar Fela Kuti.
"...that has plagued the Nigerian government since England relinquished colonial rule in 1960, leaving a corrupt, puppet military dictatorship..."

July 14, 2000 Music Feature by David Lynch

City of Great Bread
"For some time now," Virginia B. Wood writes, "I've had this fantasy about putting advertisements in selected East Coast newspapers to entice Italian immigrant or Italian-American bakers to relocate to River City and bake their wonderful breads for me. And for you, too, of course."
"...tired of the bitter winters in the lovely little colonial city and would love to relocate to another college..."

April 14, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Back From the Grave
Mexic-Arte Explores Guerrero Viejo
"...to historians and photographers, a treasure trove of Spanish Colonial structures even in its ruined state. And a little..."

July 21, 1995 Arts Feature by Chris Walters

Prey
The Predator franchise goes historical and stays bloody
"...and now to America at the cusp of the colonial era, when the Comanche were the lord of the..."

Aug. 5, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Northman
A vengeance-fueled odyssey across Viking culture and myth
"...research on two particular locales and eras (the early Colonial American Eastern Seaboard and the isolation of 19th-century lighthouse..."

April 22, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

RRR
Tollywood historical epic is bromantic action nirvana
"...mundane. Those seeking a thoughtful, nuanced exploration of Indian colonial history will find themselves smacked in the face with..."

April 1, 2022 Movie Review by Josh Hurtado

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