Did you know that both Chinatown and Shawshank Redemption were inspired by President Nixon? That’s what the “making of” documentation said. I didn’t get that the first time I watched either of those films, and I wonder if the cinema audience did. Perhaps I should ask some of my older relatives about it.
What I did get, after watching “Avatar” was one older-than-me man saying “that’s about Iraq.” Yes, I “knew” that too. But, the youngest school kids in the audience didn’t have that impression. To them, it was only about blue people.
The Regent and his two sons – meeting with their state secretary and top ministers – have just received the news that Napoleon’s troops have definitely been expelled from Portugal. That means that there is no longer a valid reason for the court to remain in Brazil.