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Buck - Wild - Moon

My body is sore, my ability to feel is thus magnified.  A kind of beauty that comes only if you’re lucky is here now for me to soak up becoming saturated by it’s raw like quality, though uncomfortable for sure at least it is something and at least I know deep deep down that all of this will soon change.  737 more words



There is a healthy whiff of formula, in this otherwise fine film from Abderrahmane Sissako, that blocks Mauritania’s “Timbuktu” from the threshold of greatness for me. 309 more words


Ida (2013)


On first viewing, I was a bit underwhelmed by Ida – here was an impeccably beautiful European arthouse film that felt a little bit too in hock to the old, dour, European masters: the Bergmans and the Bressons. 80 more words

Film Reviews

Visual Character Development Techniques in Brighton Rock

Graham Greene provides a great deal of descriptive language in the novel Brighton Rock to further the reader’s understanding of Pinkie Brown’s sociopathic character. The novel’s film adaptation, of course, has no narrator. 545 more words

Manasa Citta

Life many times leave us at crossroads, crossroads where one has to find ways of knowing the self through the options laid before us.
Sometimes it is rather frustrating when one is not able to see the options at the crossroads, yet one is aware that one has to make selection from the unknown options waiting for us to be selected. 375 more words


tool mini-review: UEFI Firmware Parser

Here’s a short review of “UEFI Firmware Parser”, a UEFi security/diagnostic tool by Teddy ‘theopolis’ Reed.

“The UEFI firmware parser is a simple module and set of scripts for parsing, extracting, and recreating UEFI firmware volumes. 433 more words

2015 Foreign Language Nominee Reviews ("Force Majeure", "Leviathan", "Ida")

Foreign Film reviews:
There are three real contenders, “Force Majeure” from Sweden, “Ida” from Poland, and “Leviathan” from Russia. I recently saw the first two. 295 more words

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