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  • An Appeal Made into Silence

    ★★★½

  • Hubert Bals Handshake

  • Fear of Blushing

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  • An Appeal Made into Silence

    An Appeal Made into Silence

    ★★★½

    Art work of the mentally ill is always of interest to me. When the artist also has developed some drawing and compositional skills, even a grocery list can turn into curious and original reflection on consciousness and subconsciousness that are impossible for most others, even if their skills are much greater. Carl Jung studied schizophrenic art work and he, himself, began painting following researched global mythical ideation. We can see other unfiltered worlds, or oneiric delusions so detailed that it…

  • Hubert Bals Handshake

    Hubert Bals Handshake

    You can place a black wreath on this one. Not as poignant as a John Ford bugle perhaps, but each in our own way.

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  • The Merchant of Four Seasons

    The Merchant of Four Seasons

    ★★★★★

    I don't believe anyone has the right to comment on this film with any possibility of authority unless that person realizes (even if hidden from view) that he or she is a pig. Me, I'm something of a pig, but unfortunately don't have any faith that anything I say will help us out of our universal barnyard predicament, but I can recommend this film very highly to those who think too much, take long walks alone through the city parks,…

  • All About Lily Chou-Chou

    All About Lily Chou-Chou

    ★★½

    Teddy bears and semi-hard dicks and kites and bullies and the school nurse fanning an under-worked imagination, and emo pianos and thin soporific voices and let's take a dreamy vacation and vomit on the floor and piss from the bridge and break shit and look stupefied for years and hold a green apple and sing like little angels and get all video camera saturated and digital camera misty and forget where we are and follow cul de sacs into nowhere…