luca's house of mirrors

"We are what we think. All that we are arises from our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world."  (Buddha)

Browsing Archive: May, 2010

log entry 1012

Posted by LucaM on Saturday, May 22, 2010, In : log entries 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBEYyHGbwto&feature=related

it stuck with me for the first time I heard it.
years ago.
because of the sound. mainly. and the lyrics. and the whole feeling of it.
it is me.
confused as I might be about so many things and ideas and... at the end of the day, I AM a fixer.

and this is one of the things that will never change.
hopefully.

Later edit : speaking of fixers ;)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_d6Km3QJFc

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The Hurt Locker review

Posted by LucaM on Thursday, May 13, 2010, In : movie reviews 
Finally managed to watch 'The Hurt Locker'. And I say finally because I had to watch it in two 'sessions'. Taking a break of two days between the first hour and the second. Can't explain why. Maybe it was just too much.
Too much of what? Sheer film, I suppose. There's something haunting and intense about Bigelow's minimalism  - as opposed to you-know-who's pretentiousness and grandeur and megalomania. With Bigelow it's all about details. The bullet  shell. The wind blowing the dirt. The hungr...
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All About Steve (2009) review. well, sort of

Posted by LucaM on Sunday, May 9, 2010, In : movie reviews 
Watched All About Steve today. It starts as silly fun, then becomes... what's the adjective derived from 'cringe'?  But it redeems itself around 1: 20  ( that's 1h 20 minutes, folks) .
And Sandy didn't deserve that Razzie, not even one moment. She's a GREAT comedy actress. Loved her for that acceptance speech and for bringing DVDs for the audience/jury. She was right. They probably didn't watch the movie.
It's one of those 'flicks' where perseverance is rewarded. Eventually ;)

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