Robert Oppenheimer- Communist and Patriot

Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster movie Oppenheimer has revived interest in the physicist popularly known as “the father of the atomic bomb.” Nonetheless, the subject of Nolan’s film remains an enduring enigma. Why did the obviously brilliant Robert Oppenheimer so suddenly and completely collapse under hostile interrogation at the 1954 loyalty hearing? Why, unlike Andrei Sakharov…

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Why Marvel Movies Are Obsessed With Parent-Child Relationships

This story contains spoilers for all Marvel movies and television series

Marvel movies have become obsessed with parent-child relationships. Recent Marvel Cinematic Universe projects have seen just about every adult superhero step into the role of a mentor or guardian. Wandavision‘s Wanda created and nurtured her super-powered sons, Billy and Tommy…

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