September 1, 2014

Pedro Almodovar and Penelope Cruz

oh yes


Pedro Almodovar and Penelope Cruz

oh yes

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August 25, 2014



Watching Ulysses

1967 film adaption of James Joyces famous Ulysses

Starring Milo O’Shea as Leopold Bloom, Barbara Jefford as Molly Bloom, Maurice Roëves as Stephen Dedalus, T. P. McKenna as Buck Mulligan and Sheila O’Sullivan as May Golding Dedalus, it was adapted by Fred Haines and Joseph Strick, and directed by Strick.

Y’know, I never get around to watching this.


August 20, 2014
Is It Time to Let Go of the French New Wave?

Agnes Varda

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August 16, 2014

I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz,
or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off.
I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
in secret, between the shadow and the soul.

I love you as the plant that never blooms
but carries in itself the light of hidden flowers;
thanks to your love a certain solid fragrance,
risen from the earth, lives darkly in my body.

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.
I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride;
so I love you because I know no other way

than this: where I does not exist, nor you,
so close that your hand on my chest is my hand,
so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep.


— Pablo Neruda, Sonnet XVII (via halflightlife)

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August 13, 2014

don’t want to forget this

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August 12, 2014


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August 10, 2014

These commandments are obviously rather aphoristic. In fact, unlike Susan Sontag, who vehemently denounced it, both Nietzsche and Andreas-Salomé had a fondness for aphorism. Beneath the list, Andreas-Salomé reflects on Nietzsche’s style in light of his aphoristic predilection:

To examine Nietzsche’s style for causes and conditions means far more than examining the mere form in which his ideas are expressed; rather, it means that we can listen to his inner soundings. [His style] came about through the willing, enthusiastic, self-sacrificing, and lavish expenditure of great artistic talents … and an attempt to render knowledge through individual nuancing, reflective of the excitations of a soul in upheaval. Like a gold ring, each aphorism tightly encircles thought and emotion. Nietzsche created, so to speak, a new style in philosophical writing, which up until then was couched in academic tones or in effusive poetry: he created a personalized style; Nietzsche not only mastered language but also transcended its inadequacies. What had been mute, achieved great resonance.


August 9, 2014
"“Even the wisest man grows tense / With some sort of violence,” Yeats wrote, in “Under Ben Bulben,” and that includes the man of God."

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August 8, 2014
What Stanley Kubrick got wrong about “The Shining”

Kubrick and King

August 5, 2014


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August 3, 2014

Prince , Purple Rain Tour


Prince , Purple Rain Tour

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July 25, 2014