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Daily Archives: November 17, 2015

One of the most influential American writers and philosophers, Henry David Thoreau is praised by activists, environmentalists, hippies, conservatives, and idealistic college freshmen alike. Born in Concord, Massachusetts in 1817, Thoreau wrote extensively about the environment, the abolitionist movement, civil disobedience, government, and spirituality. He is also cited as one of the leaders of the Transcendentalist movement. His most famous… Read more »

17 November 2015 | Features, Film Lists

David Lynch is a strange filmmaker who makes strange movies with strange characters. Duh. There is little to say about this filmmaker and his work that hasn’t already been said, examined, or interpreted to death. He is Hollywood’s reigning master of blending genres, shifting emotional tones, and confusing the living hell out of everyone. Moving on. David Lynch’s movies are… Read more »

17 November 2015 | Features, Other Lists

When speaking of David Bowie, one of the most used adjectives to describe him and his career is “eclectic”. His versatility is fully shown not just in his musical production, but in his entire artistic life too. Bowie mutates his shape as years go by, and he himself is a catalyst for the changes. Being the undisputed star of the… Read more »

17 November 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Most of us grew up with the Disney versions of fairy tales like the Sleeping Beauty and the Snow White. Romance was introduced into our lives through the love stories of princes and princesses who were destined to live happily ever after. Romance in films is problematically idealised and embellished to the point that it looks staged and fake. Even… Read more »

17 November 2015 | Features, Film Lists