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Nabraska

Nebraska

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Enjoyed this movie!

Review  This reviewer said pretty much what I thought.

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Tom & Viv

I enjoyed the movie.  The couple fail to use the “divinely flawed” aspect of their relationship to heal their wounds.  Painful to watch.
 
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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111454/
 
 
http://eliotswasteland.tripod.com/  Web version of notes – bit like the iPad ap. 
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Waste_Land
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivienne_Haigh-Wood_Eliot
 
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/longterm/movies/videos/tomvivpg13hinson_c0098c.htm
 
 
Though the filmmakers present ample evidence of Viv’s antisocial behavior — at one point she pulls a rubber knife on Virginia Woolf in order to steal her taxi — they never really manage to get into Tom’s mind to the extent that his motives become clear. “Tom & Viv” is a handsome, literate film in the Merchant-Ivory mode, but there’s a hole right at the center of it — right where the poet himself should be.
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Nora Bateson

What pattern connects the crab to the lobster and the orchid to the primrose and all the four of them to me? And me to you? ”
–Gregory Bateson

Listened to a wonderful podcast http://www.futureprimitive.org/2011/04/nora-bateson-the-pattern-that-connects/ today Nora Bateson about her movie http://www.anecologyofmind.com/index.html

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Movie: Nine ***1/2

I liked it. It is a Broadway musical. More like Phantom of the Opera than 8 1/2 (I imagine – though I saw it I can’t recall anything but rambling B&W). I’d like to have seen more in Fellini style, or something… I sensed an incongruence. Maybe Hollywood is not the right form for an Italian movie.

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Movies: Nowhere Boy – John Lennon at 15

Saw this a few days ago.

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