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A note on modernisation - stop it.

Over the course of the last couple of years, I have seen several productions of Shakespeare: 1 in the Globe, 3 in the Swan, 1 in the National, 1 in Trafalgar Studios, 1 in Riverside Studios, 1 in the Minack and 1 on film. 1,140 more words

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The dropped glove: Fargo

One of my friends asked me what I made of Molly’s “dropped glove” story in Fargo. She is on the case of Lester, a murderer who so far has evaded justice, and she tells him a story about a man on a train in a cold country. 461 more words

Raging Bull - Roger Ebert Review (1980)

Martin Scorsese’s “Raging Bull” is a movie about brute force, anger, and grief. It is also, like several of Scorsese’s other movies, about a man’s inability to understand a woman except in terms of the only two roles he knows how to assign her: virgin or whore. 759 more words

Film

Camp Shakespeare

Last night the stuffies did the first reading of Othello. Smurfy was thrilled to be cast as Iago while Nathan gets to be Othello. In order to get into the time period and language, Nathan ran off from camp last night to catch the Shakespeare on the Bow production of… 425 more words

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"Človek naj bo tak, kot ga videz kaže; kar ni, naj tudi videti ne bo." - Othello [MGL]

V Mestnem gledališču ljubljanskem so novembra 2013 premierno uprizorili novodobno verzijo Shakespearovega Othella. Tragedija, ki govori o ljubezni, ljubosumju in maščevanju, je marsikomu že zelo dobro poznana, a način tokratne uprizoritve ni pustil na cedilu niti najbolj zahtevnega gledalca v dvorani.

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The Authenticity of Love's Messiness

Mod 2, Post 4

Sonnet 130 certainly serves to undercut the practices of courtly love; its concerted effort to deny praises to the object of affection reveals a unique attempt to move love from a performative quality to one of practical authenticity. 721 more words

10 Triumphs of Orson Welles

There’s no doubt that Orson Welles didn’t have an easy time career-wise. The multi-talented actor, writer, and director had a moment of incandescent success in the 1930s and early 1940s, but after that his life was a long struggle to continue his often uncompromising work. 2,398 more words

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