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quasi-historical

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  • I wonder how Basterds would be taken on its own, not as Tarantino's grown-up quasi-historical epic.

    Warhound

  • But finding myself in the right place at the right time – in theUS, at my Dad's house, horribly jet-lagged and sprawled in front of a television at 11am Eastern Daylight Time – I was happy enough to monitor this quasi-historical event while wearing an expression that betrayed nohint of emotion.

    American TV still has the power to shock

  • Kurtzhau, age 4, has come into some 1/72 scale WWII figures, so we've ... um ... ended up devising an entirely educational and numeracy supporting game based on simulating quasi-historical military confrontation scenarios.

    Ratatatatat!

  • It was the fact that there was an aweful lot of Communists vs McCarthy stuff in the movie hidden behind the quasi-historical elements.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Quite a Warning Label

  • Judging from the ready resort of modern groups such as Hutus to genocide, and its ubiquitous depiction and tacit advocacy in ancient quasi-historical texts such as the Bible and Iliad, I dismally speculate that wholesale extermination's the default means for humans groups to rid themselves of competitors.

    If Spike Lee had directed Avatar..?

  • Getty Images San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers But in these two cases, there is something statistically interesting, if not quasi-historical, going on.

    In Monday's NFL Games, Domination on Display

  • Just as in Harris's first blockbuster, "" Fatherland, '' which was premised on Nazi Germany's victory in World War II, this quasi-historical backdrop is a nifty device.

    A Hot Trio Of Gumshoes

  • At Thanksgiving, Fox will release the Disney-ish "Anastasia," a quasi-historical fairy tale with Meg Ryan doing the princess's voice and a Rasputin whose curse on the royal family causes the Russian Revolution.

    Taking Dead Aim At Disney

  • Much like the quasi-historical Spartans in the movie “300”, the mercenary Macht army in “The Ten Thousand” makes normal armies look like a pack of sissies.

    "The Ten Thousand" by Paul Kearney

  • This quasi-historical fiction is followed hy a succession of fabliaux, novelle and historiettes which fill the rest of the vol.iv. and the whole of vol.v. till we reach the terminal story, The

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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