5 Melancholic Films Which Can Inspire You Into Creativity “Melancolia I”

While interpreting Albert Dürer’s engraving Melancolia I, professor of art history Bonnie Noble writes: “Dürer’s intellect, introspection, and unrelenting perfectionism may have driven him to a state of melancholia—what is now known as depression. Dürer’s famed MelencoliaI engraving of 1514 has been called the artist’s psychological self-portrait, and indeed the image does convey the terrible struggle of … Continue reading 5 Melancholic Films Which Can Inspire You Into Creativity “Melancolia I”

A History of Violence (David Cronenberg, 2005) “A Veiled Body”

We question a country’s self-mythology. Perfect town and perfect family are – like Westerners – part of America’s mythology, involving notions of past innocence and naïveté. But is it possible for innocence to exist while something heinous transpires elsewhere? David Cronenberg   In David Cronenberg’s A History of Violence something heinous transpires underneath the presentation … Continue reading A History of Violence (David Cronenberg, 2005) “A Veiled Body”