A piece is not better, more beautiful, more interesting if it has been created by a better person, and vice versa.
The whole world is living a nightmare of globalized stupidity.
<i>While the change in the way films are being watched is unstoppable, a supportive policy is merited whereby streaming platforms are also seen as allies.</i>
War has broken out between the Cannes Film Festival, a French cultural industry icon, and Netflix, the American online movie platform that has 100 million [Read more]
The issue here is larger than the DiCaprio film.
At Friday’s White House press briefing, Press Secretary Josh Earnest stood with a rather unusual guard behind him: two storm troopers, the iconic soldiers of the Galactic Empire. The gag for journalists reinforced the notion that the new “Star Wars” movie is a cultural phenomenon and most probably will be the [Read more]
During Barack Obama's flying visit to Jamaica, in the under 24 hours after his arrival at Kingston last night, there was no lack of funny moments as well as polemics and protests. It started off with a surprise visit to the Bob Marley Museum, an obsession which the American president said he has had since his [Read more]
Many recognized and accepted theories in a variety of disciplines today are based on a fundamental concept: Change comes through a series of strains, or upsets, from a situation of stasis or equilibrium. The disharmony arrived at in this way is only half the change because it never lasts long and the system always [Read more]
<i>Europe has spent decades looking into the mirror of America, and vice versa. Does globalization consolidate or deteriorate hegemony?</i>
<b>The European Mirror</b>
The Europe of Pavese, Benet, Robbe-Grillet or Grass admires Faulkner, but Faulkner admired Joyce. Europe has been looking into the mirror of [Read more]