Franco Piavoli: cinema as ethical art and poetry of the universe

Franco Piavoli

Who is Franco Piavoli Franco Piavoli was born in Pozzolengo in the province of Brescia, in 1933. He attended classical high school and graduated in law in Pavia in 1956. He completed his training dedicating himself to the study of botany and ecology. Then he became passionate about painting and photography, and confronted with the […]

Mass social homologation today: the web and social networks

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Social networks have truly been an epochal revolution, but not because they have connected people to each other. Rather because they revealed who we are, something we were absolutely unaware of until the late 1990s, creating an mass homologation epochal. It is now normal to go to see a movie at the cinema but spend […]

American independent films: which ones to see absolutely

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Independent cinema in United States Independent American films were created to escape the mechanism of industrial cinema of uniting creative resources within a decision-making unicum, it means reinventing oneself as managers of oneself and one’s own artistic abilities. It has happened often throughout the history of American independent films since it all began between the […]

What is the meaning of cult film? The cult movies to watch

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Cult movie is a very flexible, abstract concept which is applied to many types of cinematographic works but which can be easily manipulated for commercial purposes. Looking at the ads for the new movies, it seems like all of them are cult movies. Triumphal writings appear on trailers: the one or that critic called it […]

Arthouse cinema: What happened to art in cinema in the last 40 years?

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What happened to arthouse cinema? The history of cinema, in particular that of arthouse cinema, is a complex history like that of the other Arts and more generally like the history of humanity. It has been subject to many pitfalls, misleading ways of thinking, as well as being full of creativity and genius.  Mayakovsky already […]

Etheric body, astral body and beyond: The invisible bodies of the human being

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According to Ancient Wisdom, in particular in Hinduism, in life there are several invisible bodies in the human being. The physical body is the visible one, the grossest level. For many it is the only level that exists. Through the five senses we experience the world of matter: food, sex, sensory perception. Religions, philosophies and […]

Human microchip and cryptocurrency: what future are we heading towards?

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In these days there is talk in the mainstream media such about the development of human microchip technology that could be used to incorporate the Green pass and many other services on a digital level.  The microchip, already active in numerous experiments in Sweden and the United States, has been inserted into tens of thousands […]

What are arthouse films? Understanding better what cinematographic art is

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There is today a great confusion about what arthouse films are, a discussion that has been going on for more than a century. Is cinema art or entertainment? Great mass show or creation capable of inspiring and improving society? Since the big studios and the propaganda system have conquered the total monopoly of the world […]

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 […]