Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Leviathan swims

Leviathan

“Everything’s sacred, everything’s sacred. Remember, my boy: there’s nothing natural in nature. When it seems natural to you, it’ll be the end. Something else will start.” –       The Centaur, in Pier Palo Pasolini’s Medea After losing his wealth, family and

The Leviathan swims

Leviathan

“Everything’s sacred, everything’s sacred. Remember, my boy: there’s nothing natural in nature. When it seems natural to you, it’ll be the end. Something else will start.” –       The Centaur, in Pier Palo Pasolini’s Medea After losing his wealth, family and

Toni Servillo as Jep Gambardella in La Grande Bellezza, Paolo Sorrentino

La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty)

He wanders the streets of an imaginary Rome, by day by night, eyes and ears alert, mind stretched taut like a membrane, Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo), the jaded sophisticate, the has-been writer, the art critic, the sensitive vagabond of Rome’s

Toni Servillo as Jep Gambardella in La Grande Bellezza, Paolo Sorrentino

La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty)

He wanders the streets of an imaginary Rome, by day by night, eyes and ears alert, mind stretched taut like a membrane, Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo), the jaded sophisticate, the has-been writer, the art critic, the sensitive vagabond of Rome’s