From the trailer for The National Geographic’s “The Last Lions,” a film about a lioness in Botswana’s Okavanga Delta, that is nominated for the best documentary at The Academy Awards this year:

Africa. Here the ancient dramas of nature play themselve out … It’s the eternal dance of Africa.

And to top it off, the film is narrated by Jeremy Irons, Scar in “The Lion King.” I won’t mention the rousing chorus. Get me out of here.

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Nostalgia for empire

In late July, all 160,000 members of Britain’s Conservative Party will vote for a new leader. The winner will be Britain’s next Prime Minister. The favorite is Boris Johnson, a Trump-like figure with a nostalgia for Empire.