Archive for the ‘Cojones’ Category

July 19th, 2013

One Day Someone Will Write a Movie About This

alvarez

This is an transcontinental saga with all the makings of a great story: love, lies, crime, and ambivalent truths. It starts with my graduate seminar at SVA in 1999 (actually it starts much earlier but this is when it starts for me).  Jerry Saltz would show us these thematic slide presentations on anything from advertising, […]

January 21st, 2011

clap trap

picture and movie link

Movie hosted by MUBI.com Probably the most daring film that I have seen come out of Korea (not that I am some sort of authority on the subject), Kim Ki Young’s Housemaid (1960) stars just about every abominable human behavior there is: lying, cheating, abuse, and murder. What’s so amazing about it is that it […]

October 11th, 2010

Vast Array at Exit Art

photo of installation

So either by accident or by design, Herb Tam, Lauren Rosati, Papo Colo and Jeanette Ingberman have created what is probably the most computer-friendly exhibition I have seen without plugging in anything more that a couple of light bulbs.

September 25th, 2010

Gogol Bordello-Immigraniada

This needs no introduction…

September 17th, 2010

The Pope is a Tea Partier??!!

Picture of an idiot Nazi: the Pope

Why didn’t somebody warn me about this??! WTF? Yesterday His Somethingness, Pope Benedict (talk about the name not fitting the person) went over a litany of textbook Tea Party complaints during a rally, er… “mass,” in London. Among these were: that religion is being marginalized (specially Christianity), that the “secularists” are out to suffocate religion’s […]

September 3rd, 2010

OK people, I don’t think it’s supposed to have a plot!

WARNING: Watching this movie may cause your testicles to grow by 2 cm … unless you live in Arizona, in which case they might shrink by 3 cm. So right off the bat, if you are a movie reviewer and you sat there trying to deconstruct this movie and weigh it against other films, you […]

August 21st, 2010

I still can’t stand Chartlon Heston BUT…

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July 6th, 2010

let’s settle this now…

Aztec Ball Court

The original game of hoops The British need to stop saying they invented football. It is simply NOT TRUE. Football (just like basketball, volleyball and many other sports) depends a ball that can bounce. This concept was COMPLETELY UNKNOWN in Europe because they didn’t have rubber, an American product. The first time Europeans saw a […]