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Dark Right: Batman Viewed from the Right

Greg Johnson & Gregory Hood, eds.
Dark Right: Batman Viewed from the Right
San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2018
222 pages

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The Homo & the Negro
Second, Embiggened Edition

James J. O’Meara
The Homo & the Negro: Masculinist Meditations on Politics & Popular Culture
Second, Embiggened Edition
Edited by Greg Johnson
San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2017
250 pages

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War for the Planet of the Apes

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War for the Planet of the Apes is the third film of the rebooted series and one of the best. With its austere visual palette and dark tonal mood it could so easily have been a flawless masterpiece. Unfortunately, a couple of trivial missteps get in the way of its overall quality and undermine the film’s otherwise brutal solemnity.

War begins 15 years after the simian flu outbreak that wiped out much of the human species. Read more …

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The Bad War—in Black & White

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The Victors
Directed by Carl Foreman
Starring George Hamilton, George Peppard, Eli Wallach, et al.
1963

In American culture today, there is a sticky-sweet worship of veterans that is about as enjoyable to experience as stepping barefoot on the dried-up syrup from a spilled soda pop on the concrete surface of a rundown public pool. The worst of this veteran worship involves the veneration of veterans of World War II. Read more …

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Giant: A Dual-Edged “Modern” Western

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Giant
Directed by George Stevens
Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and James Dean
1956

Giant is filmed in the beautiful but desolate wildlands near Marfa, Texas[1] by the excellent director George Stevens (1904–1976), who also directed the award-winning movie Shane (1953). Giant is based on a book of the same name by Jewish author, Edna Ferber (1885–1968).  Read more …

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The Importance of James Bond

Jef Costello
The Importance of James Bond & Other Essays
Edited by Greg Johnson
San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2017
230 pages

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Coffee? I Like Coffee!:
The Metaphysical Cinema of Coleman Francis, Part Three

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Part 3 of 3 (Part 1 here; Part 2 here)

B refers to The Beast of Yucca Flats; S for The Skydivers; and R for Red Zone Cuba.

But Isn’t Griffin Evil?

But isn’t Griffin evil? How can he be enlightened?

Although Walter White and Hank Quinlan are also large men who commit bad deeds and come to similar falls – Read more …

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Coffee? I Like Coffee!:
The Metaphysical Cinema of Coleman Francis, Part Two

Coleman Francis starring as Griffin in his self-directed Red Zone Cuba

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Part 2 of 3 (Part 1 here)

B refers to The Beast of Yucca Flats; S for The Skydivers; and R for Red Zone Cuba.

No Dialogue Necessary: The Vision of Coleman Francis

“Coleman Francis had a vision. A dark vision. With cars.”[1] Read more …

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Coffee? I Like Coffee!:
The Metaphysical Cinema of Coleman Francis, Part One

Tor Johnson in The Beast of Yucca Flats.

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Part 1 of 3

The Coleman Francis Trilogy:
The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961),
The Skydivers (1963),
Red Zone Cuba (1966; aka Night Train to Mundo Fine) Read more …

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Assassin’s Creed:
A Review

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The highly successful video game series has come to the big screen for the Christmas season. To the chagrin of the fanboys and fangirls, this is not a sword-and-sandals epic, despite being written by the team that created the unapologetically goyish retelling of the tale, Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014). That accounts for the fairly low review scores which tend to be in the range of 3-4 out of 10.

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Unintentionally Great:
A Review of American History X

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American History X (1998)
Director: Tony Kaye
Writer: David McKenna
Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Stacy Keach

Looking back at it, the 1998 film American History X might be a bit tricky from an Alt Right perspective. The story takes place during the mid-1990s and deals with a young Nazi skinhead whose time in prison forces him to reconsider his life. Read more …

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The Lord of the Rings:
The Return of the Meme

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We owe a great debt of gratitude to J. R. R. Tolkien, who embodied the medieval bardic tradition, and penned his epic tale in rebuke of mechanized modernity. I doubt even Tolkien could have predicted that some fifty years later, his story would look more like prophecy than fable. Then again, Tolkien probably sensed Europe had entered its twilight. The Great European Civil War of the twentieth century, which Tolkien fought in during its first phase, impressed upon him that modernity, with its unrelenting industry (capitalism) and hi-tech weaponry, was destroying the West. Read more …

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Myers-Briggs Personality Traits in Two Popular Christmas Movies

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The following is an attempt to analyze two popular Christmas movies, A Christmas Story and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, using the Myers-Briggs personality traits. One can take the test at 16personalities.com and receive a four-letter acronym which represents parts of one’s personality.  For example, many Counter-Currents readers are reputed to have INTJ personalities, which means they possess Introverted, Intuitive, Thinking, and Judging characteristics. The opposite of INTJ is ENFP, or Extroverted, Feeling, and Perceiving. These two are not the only possible types. In total, there are sixteen possible combinations of these traits, and thus sixteen possible personalities under the Myers-Briggs system.

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Heidegger in Chicago:
A Comedy of Errors

Jef Costello
Heidegger in Chicago: A Comedy of Errors
San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2015
144 pages

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Western Civilization Bites Back

Jonathan Bowden
Western Civilization Bites Back
Edited by Greg Johnson
San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2014
228 pages

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Trevor Lynch’s White Nationalist Guide to the Movies

Trevor Lynch
Trevor Lynch’s White Nationalist Guide to the Movies
Foreword by Kevin MacDonald
Edited by Greg Johnson
San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2012
200 pages

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