Month: September 2011

  • The Wages of Fear (1953) – film review

    “Le salaire de la peur” This is a great film, yet it has a fatal flaw in my view. Mario, played by Yves Montand, and his close friend Jo (Charles Vanel), and others are tasked with transporting nitroglycerin (which is very unstable) to a far off site where it’s needed. The plot is simple and […]

  • China's Heart

    steaming hotpotperfumes the airgleaming summer’s sun countryside lifeearthy and nobleunchanged by time daily rhythmsa people linkeda proud culture kids playinnocence of youththeir parents dream new societyglobalized and homogenizedwhat is lost? generations leapthe Cultural RevolutionFacebook and Twitter fish swimthe Yangtze riverstrong and dynamic return youthto the fieldsof amber wheat find joyin simple pleasureslaughter and song a […]