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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 […]

Music Reviews June 2005

Nonesuch Records brianwilson.com Released (in North America) September 2004 ***** (5 out of 5 stars) It only took Brian Wilson 37 years to complete SMiLE. It was worth the wait. The legendary co-founder and mastermind of the Beach Boys began and almost finished this project in the summer and autumn of 1966. It was to […]