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Choking Under Pressure

The Bulletproof Musician has a blog post HERE about choking under pressure. Although he has contextualized for musicians, the principles remain true for anyone. The main idea is that anxiety interferes with attentive focus in action for 2 reasons: 266 more words


Poetry; Rhyming Verse: The Satsuma Rebellion

I went and watched the bloodied battlefields for glory,
Moved ahead; the imperials’ ways are always gorey.
I knew whenever I met the face of death, I could say, 43 more words


The Last Samurai **** (Out Of 4)

Consensus: “The Last Samurai” is a beautiful and breathtaking action epic. It also contains subtle performances and thoughtful dialogue the likes of which you don’t usually find in big budget films like this. 13 more words

The Last Samurai

Top Five Inspiring Films

I’m always on the lookout for new sources of inspiration. Music is my favourite go-to, but I’m a firm believer that visual storytelling can be just as inspiring as words on the ear. 644 more words

Retrospective Review- The Last Samurai

This is a retrospective of Edward Zwick’s 2003 film The Last Samurai, starring Tom Cruise, Timothy Spall, Ken Watanabe and Billy Connolly.


This film follows Nathan Algren’s story following the American Indian Wars. 1,117 more words


Heartwood 7:3 - The Last Samurai by Helen DeWitt

About a year ago, New Directions rereleased Helen DeWitt’s long out-of-print novel, The Last Samurai, which was accompanied by quite a bit of publicity, including this… 576 more words


The Last Samurai (2003)

The Last Samurai is a compelling meditative tale of redemption, honor, and family.

The Last Samurai transports us back to the 19th century where we meet American former Cpt. 690 more words