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128 - John Houck

I have seen John Houck’s work in an art fair booth and in a small group at the Jewish Museum.  Most of this work had connections to things I like, specifically… 437 more words


Beyond Antonioni's Zabriskie point and his "Carl Marx"

Neil Smelser, the famous sociologist, wrote in the Epilogue (pag. 419) to “The American University” by Talcott Parsons and Gerald Platt (1973):

Because faculty authority was fragmented to a considerable degree during the inflationary period, a social situation was created that increased the probability of seduction of persons in positions of some authority to join students in attacks on other authorities, whether these be faculty, administrators, or law enforcement of officials.

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Neo-Fascist Consideration of Walon Green & Sam Peckinpah’s THE WILD BUNCH: The Ride of the ‘Last Barbarians’(and Some Notes on Akira Kurosawa, Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Ingmar Bergman). PART 2.


Continued from PART 1 of the Blogpost.

Topics discussed: The Third Man, Harry Lime, virtues and subvirtues, Andrei Rublev, Stalker, Solaris, Andrei Tarkovsky, Nostalghia, Excalibur, Requiem for a Dream, Darren Aronofsky, Kenji Mizoguchi, Medieval Era, Akira Kurosawa, Record of a Living Being, I Live in Fear, Ran, Lady Kaeda, Zabriskie Point, Ugetsu Monogatari, Robert Bresson, Chinatown, Dark Patriarch, Ohayo, Yasujiro Ozu, Dodeskaden, Being John Malkovich, Fellini Satyricon, Michael Cimino, Heaven’s Gate, I Vitelloni, La Dolce Vita, Theo Angelopoulos, Vampyr, Carl Dreyer, the power of TV, Sabrina Rubin Erderly, omnipotent objectivity, omnipotent subjectivity, impure purism, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Thing, John Carpenter, Ingmar Bergman, Private Confession, Sunday’s Children, Best Intentions, Emir Kusturica, Time of the Gypsies. 95,855 more words

The Passenger (1975, Michelangelo Antonioni)

The Passenger is an odd mix of existential crisis and globe-trotting thriller. Director Antonioni does far better with the former than the latter, which has Jenny Runacre trying to discover what happened to husband Jack Nicholson. 307 more words


Movie review: La Notte (1961)

By Franz

Oh, it’s been a long time since I reviewed a good old fashioned art film. La Notte by Michelangelo Antonioni is one of the greatest films ever made about love, marriage, relationships, alienation and the modern world and fame. 1,131 more words

MOVIE REVIEW | ***ITALY WEEK*** L'Eclisse (1962)

As long as we were in love, we understood each other. There was nothing to understand.

I saw Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blow Up a few years ago and really liked it. 573 more words