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question of the day: What would happen today if film criticism were banned?

From This Day… in Jewish History, I learned this about November 27: 1936: Nazi Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels declares that film criticism is henceforth banned, freeing the Nazi-controlled German film industry to pursue its own agenda, which includes blatantly anti-Semitic films. That’s a startling concept to hear today, when we’re being told that film … more…