Changing your life: 9 tips to reach your goals

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It often happens that you want to change your life. It happens to feel dissatisfied, to perceive that our existence is not as rich as we deserve. It happens to want to make a radical change in work, in private life, in friendships, in the way of organizing our time. But we can’t figure out […]

What is art really? The definition outside of western propaganda

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The meaning of art What is art in the history of mankind? Art comes from the Sanskrit word Ar- which means to go towards. In Latin it took on the meaning of adapting, making, producing (ars, artis). Its origin, however, is to go further. But go where?  In the ancient tradition and especially in the […]

Samuel Fuller, 9 must-see films by the great American director

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Who was Samuel Fuller? Samuel Fuller was an American director, screenwriter, and novelist. He has been called “the last great Hollywood author” and has directed 30 films in his career. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts on August 12, 1912 to Ukrainian Jewish immigrants from Kiev; Samuel studied journalism / communications at the University of Illinois before […]

Universal consciousness: interpreting the signs of the pandemic in an ethical key

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The planet earth is not, as many think, a mass of rocks, water, fire and gas. On planet earth and throughout the universe, things work wonderfully, with incredible mathematical precision. There is a kind of universal consciousness. It does not happen, it cannot happen that the sun one day behaves like a lazy man. “No, […]

Sherlock Holmes, 8 films not to be missed on the famous detective

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The books of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes is a literary character of mystery stories created by Arthur Conan Doyle at the end with the novel A Study in Red of 1887. He is one of the most famous private investigators in literature, theater and cinema. He is presented as a man of 60 years of […]

Independence versus dependence, art versus industry: The conflict of history (of cinema)

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The history of cinema in a certain sense mirrors the history of society as a whole. The main conflict, which affects numerous human activities, is: independence or dependence, freedom or slavery, creativity or mechanical execution? This film dilemma is actually the core of the greatest dilemma in the history of mankind. The dilemma that continually […]

Derek Jarman, 9 great indie films not to be missed by the English filmmaker

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Derek Jarman was born in England on January 31, 1942. He studied art in London and began painting, setting up several successful solo exhibitions. In the 1970s he openly declared himself homosexual and led public struggles for the rights of homosexuals. Later he has to fight against the AIDS disease which he was diagnosed as […]

Hitchcock: biofilmography and 9 lesser-known films you can’t miss

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Who was Alfred Hitchcock?  The son of a modest family of merchants, his father was a fruit and vegetable trader, Alfred Hitchcock studied in a strict boarding school of Jesuit fathers. After the loss of his father he enrolled in a naval engineering school. After the war ended, he found a job as an advertiser […]

Mass media: why it is better to avoid them and use alternative media

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Mass media: definition¬† The term mass media was coined in England in the twentieth century. The definition says that they are open means of communication, to reach a large audience in a short time. But the encyclopedic definitions never take into consideration the evolution of the phenomenon.  What are the mass media? From the first […]

The Trial, Orson Welles’ masterpiece film based on Kafka’s novel

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Also to save costs for the acquisition of the rights to a novel, Orson Welles chooses the masterpiece of literature Franz Kafka’s The trial, out of copyright, to realize in 1962 the his new film. The director has chosen many times throughout his career to adapt major novels, particularly Shakespeare’s classic texts. Orson Welles’ trial […]

Orson Welles, life, style and 10 films to see absolutely

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Orson Welles and the beginnings with the theater Orson Welles was born in a wealthy family in Wisconsin from a pianist mother and inventor father from whom he inherited both talents: already as a child he plays the piano and plays games of prestige. At the age of 8 he lost his mother and left […]

Alejandro Jodorowsky, an artist in search of the secrets of life

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Who is Jodorowsky? Alejandro Jodorowsky was born in Tocopilla, a seaside city in northern Chile, on February 17, 1929, into a family of Jewish and Ukrainian origins. In 1953 he moved to Paris and began his theatrical activity. He creates the Panico theatrical movement together with the poet Beppe Costa. He collaborates for a long […]

10 Italian independent films to see absolutely

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What are independent films? From a strictly encyclopedic point of view, a independent film , also called indie film , is a film produced without the intervention of a big Studios , but this is perhaps a valid concept especially in the film market of the United States and, more generally, of the Anglo-Saxon countries. […]

The holy mountain by Alejandro Jodorowsky, a film not to be missed

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The holy mountain is a place according to the alchemical tradition that is located on the island of the Lotus, an Island that does not exist. Those who can reach it can know the secret of truth and the world from the 9 immortal keepers who live there: those who can teach how to abandon […]