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Twelve Years a Slave - I haven't seen it but I heard it was good.
Argo - I haven't seen it but I heard it was good.
The Artist - I got nothing from this movie, not sure what other people saw in it.
The King's Speech - I haven't seen it but I heard it was good.
May 20, 2014
A "national epic" is a work of world literature taken to represent the special character of a people in their time. It puts the nation's best foot forward and emanates its culture to centuries of future humans. Unfortunately, not every national epic can be as popular as Homer's Odyssey or Joyce's Odyssey. Some are much lesser-known, but still as highly regarded in their time and place as any other. I have attempted to catalog these books to save them from their undeserved obscurity: