Archive for April, 2023

Holy Spider -A Courageous Film about Iran

Sunday, April 30th, 2023

  • Holy Spider

  • An amazing film about Iran, great performances from two leading actress and an actor.

    Interview with Abbas and
    Zahra Amir Ebrahimi.

    (Spider Duo, on why Iran Protests have made the film more resonant)

    Sad News, RIP Harry Belafonte

    Tuesday, April 25th, 2023

    2 photos when Harry met Marlon and Chomsky. (repost)

    RIP Mary Quant (11 February 1930 – 13 April 2023)

    Thursday, April 13th, 2023

    Photo by Armstrong Jones / Lord Snowdon

    “Live and Become” – 2005 Film Directed by Radu Mihăileanu

    Tuesday, April 11th, 2023

    (Via MUBI Live and Become )

    Live and Become (French: Va, vis et deviens) is a 2005 French drama film about an Ethiopian Christian boy who disguises himself as an Ethiopian Jew to escape famine and emigrates to Israel. It was directed by Romanian-born Radu Mihăileanu. It won awards at the Berlin and Vancouver film festivals among others.  (Wiki)


    Tony Cragg

    Sunday, April 9th, 2023

    Happy birthday Tony Cragg  (wiki)


    See more sculptures by Tony Cragg from here,





    Tyranny of Design? Or Chairs as Characters

    Good bye Ryuichi Sakamoto

    Sunday, April 2nd, 2023

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto homepage

  • His nickname is Kyoju, which means Professor in Japanese.

  • Listen to Ryuichi Sakamoto playing “Bring Them Home” (Sakamoto was an activist for peace- scroll down) (Previous post)
    Kitano Takeshi and Ryuichi Sakamoto