Over the years countless films have been made about war, its horrors and its devastations. Few, however, have been as moving and heartfelt as René Clément’s Forbidden Games.
Alain Delon as Ripley
On Purple noon – Plein Soleil (The Kind of film you make passionately – Rene Clement)
Purple Noon - Plein Soleil trialer (youtube)
Patricia Highsmith (archive)
It is an adaptation of Marguerite Duras’ 1950 novel, The Sea Wall. The film stars Anthony Perkins and Silvana Mangano.
Full film This Angry Age
1) Starfall camp (ABC, learn to read, stories including Greek, chinese myths etc)
Music animations – Beethoven, Chopin, Mozart, Scott Joplin, Offenbach and Tchaikovsky.
Quotations from Shakepeare – A horse! a horse! My Kingdom or a horse Starfall camp
The Perious Voyage
(Look out for Dragon!)
Friends stick together.. (requires practices)
These little pigs for 1 – 3 years old
3) Muffin films
(Fun, fun, fun)
Designed by Amy Winfrey.
4) Boowa & Kwala (from Australia in English & French)
Excellent site for kids..a must visit (many puzzles, stories.. totally delightful).
Their first gameSamorost is here..
Amanita Design an imaginative game site by Czech team of designers.
6) Poisson Rouge amazing game site from France. One site gives language lessons. The chinese site is excellent.
7) Future Physics
Grab a planet and play with it.
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See a storyteller cowboy riding backward – (previous post)
Yellow flower tree (Parkinsonia florida Arizona, State tree) and blue trash can among many black trash cans. digital image by Fung-Lin Hall April 27 2014
(Yellow as Hollow Crown costume)
7 Javelinas made suprise visit to the neighborhood..trampling these trash cans.
Teaching is not a lost art but the regard for it is a lost tradition. Jacques Barzun
Dame Helen Mirren Praises Teachers During Bafta Speech
<> (Helen Mirren from “Savage Messiah”)
A Midsummer Nights Dream, Poets, Teacher Man, Orientalist
Mitsuo Aoki - Hawaii’s Living Treasure
Alice Liddell ( 4 May 1852 – 16 November 1934), known for most of her adult life by her married name, Alice Hargreaves, inspired the children’s classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
(Digital image by Fung Lin Hall)
Jane Jacob was an American–Canadian journalist, author, and activist best known for her influence on urban studies. Her influential book The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961) argued that urban renewal did not respect the needs of most city-dwellers.
Aurdrey Hepburn was born on May 4 1929 – she was discovered by Colette (see biography on youtube here)
Audrey speaks many languages (youtube)
Hollis Frampton was born on March 11, 1936 who was an American avant-garde filmmaker, photographer, writer/theoretician, and pioneer of digital art.
A HOLLIS FRAMPTON ODYSSEY – Brooklyn Rail
We propose another, radically different morphology … one that views film, not from the outside, as a product to be consumed, but from the inside, as a dynamically evolving organic code directly responsive and responsible, like every other code, to the supreme mediator: consciousness.
Image via (nostalgia)
Mysterious woman in white. (His wife who could not be reached)
Resurrection of Hollis Frampton (youtube – text on green screen)
Interview Hollis Frampton (Chicago 1978) (38 min long)
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They write a long conceptual poem based on Christian Bök’s tweets
Suicide Pact you first
They sell you words
They interview the “totalitarian Buddhist” who has built “Magnasanti”
They create visual poetry by permuting four dark triangles
They build a fractal pyramid
They review “How to Write” by derek beaulieu
They design an online toy that lets you write prose-poems automatically in the style of a TED Talk (More Christian Bök’s tweets)
It’s the noodle that’s the most Thai, and at the same time, the least. Before the 1940s, Pad Thai didn’t exist as a common dish. Its birth and popularity came out of the nationalist campaign of Field Marshal Plaek Pibulsongkram, one of the revolutionary figures who in 1932 pushed Thailand out of an absolute monarchy and into a Game of Thrones-style democracy, where coups and counter-coups have become the norm.It’s the noodle that’s the most Thai, and at the same time, the least. Before the 1940s, Pad Thai didn’t exist as a common dish. Its birth and popularity came out of the nationalist campaign of Field Marshal Plaek Pibulsongkram, one of the revolutionary figures who in 1932 pushed Thailand out of an absolute monarchy and into a Game of Thrones-style democracy, where coups and counter-coups have become the norm.
The Noodle place : debt of pleasure (Hanif Kureishi on Tanizaki)
No we did not eat Pad Thai while riding on the ski lift.
Mori Satoh..森翔太 （撮影、編集、出演） filming, editing acting…(Mori is our new Iphone action hero)
David Shrigley Gong. (at Anton Kern Galler)
Kevin Cooley: Skyward at Pierogi Boiler Room
January 11 – February, 2013
Gaylen Gerber at Wallspace
January 12 – February 9, 2013
Horses think new web site..
Painting from watch tower at Grand Canyon
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Photos and digital collage by Fung Lin Hall