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Rage against the machine - on "vanarty" and visibility at Cannes 2014

“I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” – Winston Churchill

The brute is at the core of art. 1,266 more words



In a continued effort to diversify my recent content, here’s another non-Scandinavian piece. Vérité Magazine‘s monthly Top 5 column is always a fun exercise and last month I had the opportunity to select my… 1,154 more words

L’Avventura: Finding the Main Character

Ending the summer watching Italian films one after another, I find it thrilling in L’Avventura (1960, screenplay by Michelangelo by Antonioni, Elio Bartolini, and Tonino Guerra), to hit the reset button more than once, and quite late in the story, about the writer’s first question: Who is the main character? 1,756 more words


A film by Nuri Bilge Ceylan 

Cast: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag

This film won for best foreign film for best picture and now know why. 349 more words