You’re probably too young to have seen Some Like it Hot, an iconic 1959 comedy starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon. In defiance of the film industry’s Hays Code, the film flirted with topics of homosexuality and cross-dressing.Continue reading “‘Kicking Out Shoshana’ (2014) is as cute as Some Like it Hot”
Refugees comprise 20% of the population of Lebanon. If the USA had a similar percentage, the entire populations of New York and California would be refugees. To counter the effects of such chaos on Lebanon, international organizations like the United Nations try to help the children.Continue reading “A refugee soccer camp in ‘Beirut Parc’ (2016)”
The football stories of underdeveloped countries often reflect their nation’s politics. Elections need to be carefully planned around major sports events.
Even in developed nations, politicians use sports to bolster approval, because everyone loves a winner.Continue reading “‘The People of Nejmeh’ (2015) had unity in soccer”