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Ernst Friedrich, War against war (1924)

Susan Sontag
The New Yorker
Dec. 9, 2002
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WARNING: Extremely graphic violence.

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For a long time some people believed that if the horror could be made vivid enough, most people would finally take in the outrageousness, the insanity of war. 37 more words

Writings

The Man From Beyond (1922)

Who knew Houdini was a movie star? I sure didn’t until Kino released a box set of his contributions to silent cinema. All I seemed to know about Houdini is of course that he was probably the most famous and influential magician in history, a little bit of details about his life and untimely death and that he believed in the after life. 414 more words

Daily Take

MISE-EN-SCÈNE - Cinema francês da década de 20

“Amar o cinema é amar a vida. É ver realmente.” – Henri Langlois

No “Mise-en-Scène” de hoje voltamos a França para começar a entrar numa fase a que de forma controversa Henri Langlois chamou “escola impressionista”, referindo-se ao cinema francês dos anos 20. 264 more words

Winstanley, the Digger

This week I took a dip into a film I’ve had lying around on DVD since Christmas. This was the 1975 offering from Brownlow & Mollo, Winstanley. 569 more words