Another look at Eyes Wide Shut – A review of Stanley Kubrick’s last and final film

I rarely do summaries of films. Just go to Wikipedia if you want that. But this still may contain spoilers! It’s hard to believe that the guy who directed 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange could create something like Eyes Wide Shut. Is that a compliment or an insult? Well, depending on how… Read More Another look at Eyes Wide Shut – A review of Stanley Kubrick’s last and final film

Pillow Talk (1959) with Rock Hudson, Doris Day and Tony Randall – Review

The other night this movie came on TCM and I enjoyed it thoroughly. Extensive use of double and triple split-screen in an era way before Zoom. A silly tale but nonetheless still fresh. Previously, I had thought Rock Hudson was just all looks with little acting ability. But his performance is, if you’ll pardon the… Read More Pillow Talk (1959) with Rock Hudson, Doris Day and Tony Randall – Review

Corruption weakens democracy – myRepublica – The New York Times Partner, Latest news of Nepal in English, Latest News Articles | + Opinion

During the Gettysburg Address in 1863, Abraham Lincoln stated that “government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.” He must have thought democracy to be the best political system in the world. Albert Camus, a French philosopher trusted democracy to be the protection of the minority. For… Read More Corruption weakens democracy – myRepublica – The New York Times Partner, Latest news of Nepal in English, Latest News Articles | + Opinion

Joker – Reinforcing conventional thinking about so-called mental illness?

My doctorate is in psychology and religion so naturally, Joker was on my list of must-see movies. Last night I took the plunge and for the most part, found the film quite compelling. Excellent cinematography and outstanding performances made this worthy of my time. But I felt that Joker fell short with its treatment of… Read More Joker – Reinforcing conventional thinking about so-called mental illness?