Acting-Out Politics

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

Financial Pseudo-democracy And Its Structures – Legalized, Semi-illegal And Illegal Theft, Terrorist Anti-terrorism and Jaw-Jobs The film depicts the mis-incarnation of Carmen-archetype into post-modern life V.E. Bouts of Carmen’s “mystical” language (“it’s in me, in you. It makes terrible waves… Everything shakes. The earth, the house, me…”) echoes the title and meaning of Luchino Visconti’s […]

Megalomania and belligerency on the top, belligerency and megalomania on the bottom, and silly-silent liberals ************ It was luxuriously euphoric times for many Germans: people believed they’re vanguard of humanity. They laughed at other systems and customs. They thought they were the best, the first and the rightest. They “took planetary responsibility” for all nations… […]

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 […]

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