Category Archives: Art

Saturday Matinee: Mediastan

A small group of Wikileaks journalists make their way through Central Asia interviewing newspaper editors. Their real goal: to find local media outlets to publish secret US diplomatic cables. This intelligent, guerrilla-style doc follows their fascinating journey from Afghanistan to … Continue reading

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Gramatik

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Saturday Matinee: Billy Budd

“Billy Budd” (1962) is a British drama produced, directed, and co-written by Peter Ustinov. In this film adaptation of the stage play of Herman Melville’s short novel of the same name, young Billy Budd (Terence Stamp) is conscripted by the … Continue reading

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SouLutions Lizzy Jeff

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Cyberpunk: The Human Condition amid High-tech Alienation and Urban Dystopia

By Raymond Lam Source: BuddhistDoor.net I love the seashore and the countryside, but I have spent most of my life in cities, with little to no time spent in the country. I grew up in Brisbane, Australia (which, despite its … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Tusalava

Life emerges, evolves and fights for supremacy in this 1929 avant-garde classic Source: Aeon The New Zealand-born artist Leonard Charles Huia Lye (1901-80), better known as Len Lye, is renowned for his work in kinetic sculpture and experimental film, and … Continue reading

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Nomadic Massive

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Saturday Matinee: Boogie

“Boogie” (2009) is an animated Argentinian action comedy based on a cult comic by Roberto Fontanarrosa, and directed by Gustavo Cova. The voices of protagonists Boogie and Marcia were performed by Pablo Echarri and Nancy Dupláa and the 3D animated … Continue reading

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