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The Peters Cartridge Factory

This particular area near Cincinnati is best known today for its Kings Island Amusement Park, which has entertained guests for nearly fifty years. Prior to this, Kings Mills had been known to its residents for housing a large ammunition factory. Founded by Gershom Moore Peters in 1887, the company would have its heydays in the…

Both Something and Nothing: An essay on A Serious Man (2009)

(Distributed by Focus Features; Image Copied from IndieWire December 10, 2020) Release Date: October 2, 2009Runtime: 1hr 46mDirector: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen “Help me.” “I didn’t do, ANYTHING!” “When the truth is found to be lies, and all the joy within you dies, don’t you want somebody to love?” A Serious Man is a…