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Spirit Made Flesh: Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, An Appreciation

  Western guilt faces off against eastern shame in the Nagisa Ôshima art-house cinema classic from 1983, Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, the long-unavailable war melodrama lovingly remastered and re-released on DVD by The Criterion Collection. Loosely based on Laurens van der Post‘s memoir The Seed and the Sower, screenwriter Paul Mayersberg adapts and transforms the […]

On Twitter

By now, everybody has heard of Twitter.com, and in the last three years (as of May 2010), social media has become part of our daily vernacular. Those who belittle Twitter generally don’t understand its power to inform. Twitter is a global democratic information network free-for-all, a never ending stream of curated content sent to you […]