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Daily Archives: May 26, 2015

Discovery and imagination is as inherent in human beings as breathing, and our anticipation to experience what lies ahead has been a part of our creative endeavors as long as people have been documenting work, with elements of science fiction dating as far back as ancient Mesopotamia, ancient India, and ancient Greece. In 1818, Mary Shelley changed the literary world… Read more »

26 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Being gay is like being born with a golden bell attached to your neck. A cloud of jingles is always following, always haunting your every move. There is no escape from its clangs and clatters. So, at the end, it is your choice, and your choice only, to either glide through life like a cipher constraining the noise emanating from… Read more »

26 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Unique and stunning visuals marked Russian cinema since the earliest days. From the phantasmagories of Starevich and Protazanov, to the giddy montage days of Eisentein, Vertov, and Dovzhenko, to visual poetry of Paradjanov and Tarkovsky. Sadly, visionary visual artists in Soviet days had to deal with being told what and how to do by the ever-reaching Communist Party officials and… Read more »

26 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists