Monthly Archives: October 2010

I am Cuba (Soy Cuba)

Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov in 1964, then later, discovered and presented by Martin Scorcese and Frances Ford Coppola. The film consists of 4 vignettes exploring the suffering of Cuban people under the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. It is about courage, … Continue reading

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Grigely.

Joseph Grigely really captures the nature of the ‘Secret Life of Objects’ brief, almost against his will. His art is based on the reproduction of spoken word as an object, and the difficulties that arose through his becoming deaf as … Continue reading

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So…Eric?

So who sacked off the ‘sketchbooks’ last night to watch ‘Looking for Eric’? Whilst a wholly enjoyable plot, it was THE slowest film I’ve watched in a long time. However, in relation to all the video talk that’s been floating around … Continue reading

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Popcorn at the ready!

A few more films that are definitely worth a watch! I don’t have links for most of them, so it’s gonna be a case of Amazon or the wonderful library. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) film. Jim Jarmusch. (There are some … Continue reading

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The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it – James Bryce.

Jean-Paul Sartre – Nausea Jean-Paul Sartre – The Age of Reason Michael Argyle – The Social Psychology of Work (a Pelican Book) Lauren Robson

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