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Istanbul behind the Fork

Yesterday, arte-tv showed some interesting documentaries about the political and social developments in Turkey. All in all it was depressing. Even the positive examples of the few, who resist violence and political oppression and fight for freedom didn’t make it easier: they are exceptions, heroes. 286 more words


Toruk - the first Cirque

My relationship to the Avatar movie has always been somewhat ambiguous. I still occasionally watch the thing on DVD (no, the extended director’s cut hasn’t really salvaged this mess) as a guilty pleasure when I’m just in the mood for something really dumb, but other than that I’m probably one of the few people who’s not necessarily looking forward to another three films of same ilk. 1,105 more words

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