Guest post by Rubén Corral. The day that Loreak / Flowers (Jon Garaño & Jose Mari Goenaga, 2014) was selected by the Spanish Film Academy to represent the country at the 2016 Oscars, many people could not resist using the term ‘historical.’ For the first time, Spain would be represented at the Oscars by a Basque-language… Read more »
“MIDWAY upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the straightforward pathway had been lost.” — Dante Alighieri, Inferno, I. 1-3 “The worker therefore only feels himself outside his work, and in his work feels outside himself. He is at home when he is not working, and when he… Read more »
Welcome to Score Keeping, a feature where I l dive into overlooked and highly praised songs, scores and soundtracks that accompany great films. Please press play. Let’s go back. The year is 1975 and relatively unknown actor Sylvester Stallone has just finished writing the first draft of Rocky in three days. He was inspired by… Read more »
There is going to be a National Theatre Live broadcast of both parts of Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes on August 5th and 12th at the IU Cinema. A recent rumor suggested that the current production in London might come to the Walter Kerr Theater in New York City for Broadway’s… Read more »
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“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.” -James Baldwin One cliché… Read more »