Acting-Out Politics

Weblog opens discussion about the psychology of Bushmerican style of behavior.

The Masturbatory And Cunnilingual Underside Of Swann’s Sexual Elegance (The Woman As Orchid) The necessity to make the existentially “exotic” nature of Schlondorffian Swann’s love for Odette de Crecy seem more realistic demanded from the authors of the following texts to indulge in an exercise of finding a language adequate to normalized version of the […]

M. Duchamp, “With My Tongue in My Cheek”, 1959 The especially puzzling in the impression from Duchamp’s profile in his “With My Tongue in My Cheeks” is the visual “incompatibility” between his forehead, eyes and nose on the one hand and his cheek-and-chin which swallowed his tongue and is keeping it locked there in order […]

The Irresistibly Attractive Young Girl Lost In The World – Appreciated, Abandoned, Found And Lost Again This is one among the mini-stories in a semantically polyphonic although structurally unified Godard’s film(s) V.E. A slightly spicy joke from the magister of international cinema V.E. The calling, strange, seductive and deceitful paths of this world Irresistibly attractive […]

“Salome’s Last Dance” is a film made in a barely possible genre of tragi-comedy with burlesque excesses and reflects societies of extreme inequality and conformism for which people try to compensate themselves as much as they can with over-indulgence (which always rewards us with the illusion of being greatly great). When the decapitated head of […]

Tanner’s film starts with descriptions of private love only to end with psychological side of social utopia. The reason political revolutions are violent is that revolutionaries are desperate – they identify with deprivation and pain inseparable from it, while counterrevolutionaries are stubborn because they’re fearful of losing that which they possess – they identify with […]

In his film Rossellini examines the similarities between Christ’s times and modern life in the West and comes to the conclusion that there is a surprising similarity in the structure of political powers in both historical periods. Following Rossellini’s film we can easily discern in the Ancient Judea and today in US the political coexistence […]

When Sanjuro, the wandering samurai, by choice of chance appeared in the area where the events of the film were taking place, he was able to be motivated by compassion towards the young samurais in danger by the right wing plotters. Sanjuro is a very experienced person, but even for him it was not easy […]

Martyrdom (?!) And Sainthood (!?) Of A Uniquely Incredible Human Being Nana as a salesgirl Nana is working as a salesgirl. But she understands (and here is her difference from other salesgirls) that if she will continue – robot-likeness will become her essence. Joan of Arc’s tears from Nana’s eyes Nana is watching “The Passion […]

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