In Joel Coen’s Words: “Torturing Fictional Characters?”

  I guess there is a certain amount of poking fun at certain characters, but that’s because there is something amusing about them or about the way they behave, so I guess you can say that’s poking  fun at the character. But the character is your own invention, so who cares? Joel Coen   Coen’s … Continue reading In Joel Coen’s Words: “Torturing Fictional Characters?”

Game of Thrones Season 7 Overview Episodes 6&7 “The Board is Set”

Episode 6 – Beyond the Wall In the episode 3, the one I have already written about in the article “Mad King’s Daughter?” (covering episodes 3-5), Littlefinger says to Sansa: “Don’t fight in the North or the South. Fight every battle everywhere, always, in your mind. Everyone is your enemy, everyone is your friend. Every … Continue reading Game of Thrones Season 7 Overview Episodes 6&7 “The Board is Set”

Game of Thrones Season 7 Overview Episodes 1&2 “Land and Sea”

Episode 1: Dragonstone “For in heroic societies life is the standard of value. If someone kills you, my friend or brother, I owe you their death and when I have paid my debt to you their friend or brother owes them my death. The more extended my system of kinsmen and friends, the more liabilities … Continue reading Game of Thrones Season 7 Overview Episodes 1&2 “Land and Sea”

Cinematic TV Shows in 1000 Words: Game of Thrones – Season 7 Overview: Introductory Remarks

With the Season 8 of Game of Thrones, a worldwide cultural phenomenon, at our doorstep, I decided to take a break from writing about arthouse cinema and directors and write about the Season 7 of the show during the next week’s time. I believe that this TV show in particular, has a lot to tell … Continue reading Cinematic TV Shows in 1000 Words: Game of Thrones – Season 7 Overview: Introductory Remarks

In Gustave Le Bon’s Words “Cinema and Crowd Psychology”

„Crowds being only capable of thinking in images are only to be impressed by images. It is only images that terrify or attract them and become motives of action. For this reason theatrical representations[1], in which the image is shown in its most clearly visible shape, always have an enormous influence on crowds. Bread and … Continue reading In Gustave Le Bon’s Words “Cinema and Crowd Psychology”