Category: On Cinema

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Reflections on Ceylan’s ‘Winter Sleep’

From celebrated Turkish film-maker Nuri Bilge Ceylan, comes the Winter Sleep (2014, Turkish), an intensely absorbing drama that mostly centers on familial relationships. To me the entire film seemed like a philosophical discourse on the...






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In Search of the Parent(s)

  The dread of parental abandonment delivers a painful message to a child. How painful would be to move along with a knife stuck into our body? The parental abandonment and the shame accompanying it...






Where to Invade Next [2015] – An Engaging Documentary Laced with Half-Truths 0

Where to Invade Next [2015] – An Engaging Documentary Laced with Half-Truths

When I learned that Michael Moore’s new documentary’s title is “Where to Invade Next” (2015), I thought that the demagogue documentarian is heaving a frustrated sigh and asking ‘What’s Next?’ His joyous rebellions, witty indignation...