FROM Goran Topalovic
Shin Sang-Ok After hearing about how North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il kidnapped filmmaker Shin Sang-Ok to make films in the north for a decade, we take a closer look at the director’s work. Shin was a prolific and popular filmmaker in South Korea in the 1960s. His studio made more than 300 movies. He died in 2006 at the age of 80. What are his movies about, and why were they important?
How California gave birth to Trumpism California served as an incubator for the hard-line conservative thinking that helped propel Donald Trump to the White House. It’s an ideology birthed out of opposition to the liberal politics and multiculturalism that now dominate the state.
Neutra landmark, Thom Mayne's home, I.M. Pei turns 100 Pioneering architect Richard Neutra's Silver Lake home has been added to the list of national historic landmarks, with an assist from Rep. Adam Schiff. Thom Mayne's new house in Cheviot Hills replaces the former home of writer Ray Bradbury, and the neighbors like it! Paul Revere Williams posthumously gets AIA's top prize, and I.M. Pei turns 100.
What Trump's first 100 days does to the planet President Trump has struggled to deliver on campaign promises like health care and immigration, but he’s delivered promises to roll back environmental protections. He’s installed climate deniers at the head of major agencies, and approved huge oil pipelines.