Entry 72315- Unknowing as an Art

   Imagine for a moment  that your language is as foreign as the many you don’t understand. Your thoughts are jibberish nonsense. You have no tongue. Imagine, for a moment,  there’s no home in your words. Your ideas are now timeless. Cells renew raceless,  Self as you know it exists borderless. Consider this your greatest…

On Realism and Telling History: ‘Lincoln’

Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ is a story molded out of cold facts and softened by clever anecdotal interludes between Lincoln and his advisors (vice president, wife, and the people who look after his household). Of course Abraham Lincoln is so well-known to most audience members that the historical backdrop is easily set, allowing the storyline to progress from…

‘The Help’ Cast Shed Light on New Film

The first time I saw “The Help,” I had a sticky feeling I would see it again, not because I was dying to or needed to clarify some big mystery in the plot, but because while the movie was very well done and quite important to film history, something was, shall we say, not sticking…