Tag Archives: Martin Scrosese

GOOD FENCES MAKE BAD NEIGHBORS: Mending The Fury

Robert Frost’s poem “Mending Wall” is about  the fences that divide us, both externally and internally.Property and territoriality   being a metaphor for that toxic blend of materialism and inner turmoil.Jean Renoir’s 1937 classic La Grande Illusion was also about … Continue reading

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MAN, THE MARKET and THE MESSIAH

Pious consumption. As Easter is upon us, so is a recurring drama of what the holiday means. Believer based critiques as opposed to the deeply secular and atheistic. It is often a case of the message overwhelming the medium and … Continue reading

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IDEALS THAT LACK COMFORTING POETRY

It was loudly booed. The year was 1960, the place was Cannes and the film was L’Avventura. Two years later it was voted one of the ten best films of al time in an international poll conducted by a British … Continue reading

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