TOTALLY UNDER CONTROL – Review by Martha K Baker

Last October, Nature set loose a terrible disease. It was named, in the scientific fashion, Covid 19, for the year it started and for “corona,” describing the virus. Alex Gibney, along with Ophelia Harutyunyan, and Suzanne Hillinger, has directed a fiery documentary blast at the handling of the pandemic in America by the Trump Administration.

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CITIZEN X – Review by Martha K Baker

Citizen K documents the trials of a Russian dissident. The title, a nicked allusion to Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane, details the life of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a Russian dissident now living in London. He was once a Russian oligarch, one of a band of millionaires. Ten years in a Siberian prison turned him against Vladimir Putin — but not against his homeland.

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