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

Browsing Archive: July, 2013

Man of Tai Chi (2013)

Posted by LucaM on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, In : movie reviews 
I think I just found myself a new favorite director.

It wasn't exactly a surprise, though. To paraphrase a character from the movie, I knew he had it in him. But knowing and actually seeing are two different things.
The movie has an old school feel to it - and yet not. It builds slowly, maybe too slowly for most people's taste. Slowly, subtly, steadily; like the bass line of a Foo Fighters song. Like a lazy snake that uncoils in the sun. Like Chi in meditation. It picks up its pace only after ...
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Never give up

Posted by LucaM on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, In : log entries 




he didn't ;)







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mirror, mirror

Posted by LucaM on Sunday, July 14, 2013, In : log entries 
“Mirrors are wonderful things. They appear to tell the truth, to reflect life back out at us; but set a mirror correctly and it will lie so convincingly you’ll believe that something has vanished into thin air, that a box filled with doves and flags and spiders is actually empty, that people hidden in the wings or the pit are floating ghosts upon the stage. Angle it right and a mirror becomes a magic casement; it can show you anything you can imagine and maybe a few things you can’t.”...
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Posted by LucaM on Thursday, July 4, 2013, In : log entries 
why.
why.
why, dammit.
WHY ???????





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