Arts Express: Oscars 2017, War And Peace — A Tale Of Two Medics

Den­nis Broe, Sit­u­a­tions Jour­nal con­trib­u­tor is fea­tured on this week’s Arts Express: Air­ing on the WBAI/Pacifica Nation­al Radio Net­work and Affil­i­ate Sta­tions.

A man on the bat­tle­field who refus­es to take a life so he won’t touch a gun — I think that’s real­ly relat­able and pre­scient today, in the world we’re in.” 
Pro­duc­er David Per­mut Talks Oscars, Hack­saw Ridge. Along with Roger Cor­man, Richard Pry­or, Drag­net, and Punch­ing Hen­ry. And, in con­trast to Hack­saw Ridge, did Al Qae­da just clean up at the Oscars with that oth­er war medic movie, The White Helmets?

If you think that Ama­zon is above the fray, remem­ber that each film they finance is not only seen as a film, but as a prod­uct that will induce peo­ple to join the ser­vice to use it to order toi­let paper…”
Broe On The World Film Beat: The Oscar Wrap-Up Report From A Glob­al Per­spec­tive. Arts Express Cor­re­spon­dent Pro­fes­sor Den­nis Broe phones in from Paris to also talk about The Hol­ly­wood Uncon­scious, fluff, the big ver­sus small screen cin­e­ma stand­off, and film pre­dic­tions in the new year worth men­tion­ing — or maybe not!

Lis­ten to the show here.

Link to the Arts Express page: http://​wbaira​diowomen​.blogspot​.fr/​2​0​1​7​/​0​3​/​a​r​t​s​-​e​x​p​r​e​s​s​-​o​s​c​a​r​s​-​2​0​1​7​-​w​a​r​-​a​n​d​-​p​e​a​c​e​.​h​tml

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