The Blue Angel (1930) – movie review

The Downfall – The Blue Angel (1930) This dark tale of love, morality, and obsession might seem trivial, and antiquated in today’s world of highly eroticized, and violent depictions of human interactions, but it still holds [ . . . ]

Feminism in the 1970s. Susan Sontag’s “A Woman’s Beauty: Put-Down or Power Source?”

I love Susan Sontag’s essay “A Woman’s Beauty: Put-Down or Power Source?” as it relates to a subject I am deeply passionate about, women’s equality. Susan Sontag wrote this piece for Vogue magazine in 1975 and my [ . . . ]

The Double Life of Veronique – Review

The Double Life of Veronique (1991) Review Krzysztof Kieslowski’s masterpiece, “The Double Life of Veronique” (1991) is neither your usual action-packed movie, nor a chick flick. While Roger Ebert describes it as a film about [ . . . ]