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Don`t Blink - On "Hell or High Water" by David Mackenzie

I can`t believe nobody saw the greatness of this little movie; with Jeff Bridges killing it and  the other two actors resurrecting, Chris Pine and of course… 54 more words

World Cinema

Sundials: The Aesthetics of Princeton Part XX

There weren’t as many sundials around Princeton as I had expected. But the weather was nice. I decided to walk around campus for two hours while searching for these features. 13 more words


Some Suggestions on How to View Erotic Dancers

A good friend of mine, an engineer who works in management, tells me of the time she went to a strip club with a group of her co-workers, all men except for her.  1,423 more words


The Aesthetics of Grace: Philosophy, Art, and Nature

In , Raffaele Milani traces the fascinating history of the idea of ‘grace’ from ancient times to the 1700s. Although this term has been displaced by other concepts with… 60 more words


Silence and Beauty // Makoto Fujimura.

After reading Shūsaku Endō’s masterful and horrifying Silence, Makoto Fujimura’s reflections in Silence and Beauty coalesces wonderfully and insightfully. Through the window of Endō’s life and works, most centrally  162 more words

Beauty (a few thoughts & more questions)

Beauty. What is it? Dictionary.com says beauty is “the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, whether arising from sensory manifestations (as shape, color, sound, etc.), a meaningful design or pattern, or something else.” 1,463 more words