Acting-Out Politics

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

Bunch of criminals pursuing Will Kane (Gary Cooper) to take over the town “Stubborn” Will Kane (Gary Cooper) and his courageous wife Amy (Grace Kelly) The hero fights the gang of outlaws in spite of being betrayed by the townsfolks (philistines choosing bandits over the honest person) In “High Noon” the Marshal of the little […]

When People Go Through Life Like Eyes Through The Visible World Or Ears Fill With Sounds, And Human Heart Pumps Blood Just Because It Is Its Job A good looking couple with intelligent and sensitive faces – Claude Ridder (Claude Rich) and Catrine (Olga Georges Picot) The dark moods and the inability to understand what […]

You can judge a society by how much truth can be told about it in the art. The problem is that most people these days don’t think art should tell us the truth about ourselves. They think art should be congratulatory. They want lies in politics and in their own lives. Edward Albee The title […]

Who And What Invests Into A Fascist (Totalitarian) System More – People Who Directly Commit Crimes And The Totalitarian Ideology Itself Or The Conformists And Conformist Mass Culture (That, As If Is Outside Of Fascist Ideology)? Conformists-philistines (During Fascist Periods) and Philistines-conformists (During Post- and Pre-fascist Periods) Bernardo Bertolucci (1941-2018) In one of his interviews […]

Alain Resnais’ And RWF’s Two Films As Repercussions And Variations Of Each Other Eccentricities, Banalities And Creative Potential Of Heterosexual And Homosexual Libido __________ Sudden enigmatic meeting is love’s first strike In the castle of baroque décor X is looking for somebody. Does he really know for whom? Or, may be, he just wants to […]

A Grandma And Her Grandchildren Are So Different In Their Critical Sensitivity Towards High-tech Weapons And Contamination Of The Earth, Nature And Life In Comparison With The Elegant Or Crude Philistines In Kurosawa’s “Rhapsody in August” And the boy a rose did see, a rose standing in the field blossoming in innocence, awed by the […]

The Psychological Dynamics of A Young Or Even An Older Person’s Resistance To A Repressive Or An Oppressive Society Is Similar To That Of A Child’s Resistance To The Despotism Of An Adult Family Member Alexander (Bertil Guve) (in the part of the film, dedicated to his confrontation with the Bishop Edvard Vergerus – Jan […]

“Frivolous Existential Genius” And “Moralistic Functionaries” 2 Clips from “Providence” (1977) Alain Resnais and John Gielgud (Clive Langham) are preparing a scene on the set of “Providence” Between a father and his sons – between Clive and – Claude and Kevin, the democratic culture stumbled and falls. Of course, the fall of such a massive […]

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