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    Beware of a Holy Whore directed by Rainer Werner...

    Beware of a Holy Whore directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. An easy 10/10!



    That's the best kind of propaganda. :D

    I had issues with Watchmen, but enjoyed the theater experience for the...
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    I was going to mention this myself. Example:...

    I was going to mention this myself.

    Example:

    The S+7 Method

    It consists in taking a text and replacing each substantive with the seventh following it in a given dictionary.

    There is a...
  3. :iagree:It's why I began reading his work.

    :iagree:It's why I began reading his work.
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    And make you cool like Miles Davis. ;) Happy...

    And make you cool like Miles Davis. ;)

    Happy Belated!
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    Molloy - Samuel Beckett

    Molloy - Samuel Beckett
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    I personally didn't read anything in High School,...

    I personally didn't read anything in High School, but I didn't attend either. ;)
    But debate has gotten to the Freudian limit:

    Freudian - "You have unresolved issues with your parents."
    Subject -...
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    I've read only "What We Talk About When We Talk...

    I've read only "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love" and I enjoyed it quite a bit. I've returned to a couple of the stories once or twice, but I would pick a Donald Barthelme collection if I...
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    Do you have a favorite collection?

    Do you have a favorite collection?
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    I find my self returning to the short stories of...

    I find my self returning to the short stories of Ernest Hemingway (In Our Time), Samuel Beckett (More Pricks Than Kicks), Jorge Luis Borges (Collected Fictions) and James Joyce (Dubliners).
  10. Thread: What is Zen?

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    ^ Was going to be my reply to your original post,...

    ^ Was going to be my reply to your original post, but not the quote itself.
    I no nothing of Zen, but am familiar with the Tao and I would say there is neither East nor West ... and yet there is, but...
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    How could I choose one Mars Volta album.:toetap05:

    How could I choose one Mars Volta album.:toetap05:
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    A lot, a lot, a lot. This is what I remember: ...

    A lot, a lot, a lot. This is what I remember:

    Mutual Appreciation: :thumbs_up (I really appreciated this film, pun not intended.)
    Hot Rod: :thumbs_up (I've seen it three times in the last month)...
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    My friend got a cd of theirs a few months back...

    My friend got a cd of theirs a few months back and told me that I had to listen to it. I think it's good music and I might have gotten into it a few years ago, but after listening to Omar...
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    :blush: Thanks. I've been away for awhile, but...

    :blush: Thanks.

    I've been away for awhile, but I hope I can join the next.
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    I haven't seen Fanny and Alexander yet.:blush: ...

    I haven't seen Fanny and Alexander yet.:blush:

    I have to check out Dekalog as well.

    Has anybody watched Von Trier's Riget?
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    I agree. I thought Brando's performance was the...

    I agree. I thought Brando's performance was the only one that resembled the tone of the film ... and Robert Duvall. I still haven't seen the non-redux though.
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    Scenes from a Marriage and Carnivale. Curb Your...

    Scenes from a Marriage and Carnivale. Curb Your Enthusiasm was a great series, but they lost the dynamic in the finale season. I like the American Office better than the original, but they seem to be...
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    The Subject is Morning

    It's hard to say.
    I sleep through most.
    I hear good things though.

    Like yesterday's and today's ...
    The younger enjoyed eggs and the older, toast.
    But, I really don't know.
    I hear good things...
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    Book of Eli - 4/10 Observe and Report -...

    Book of Eli - 4/10
    Observe and Report - :confused:




    I wouldn't advise you to read the book then, because the film adaptation is the one with a plot.
  20. Thread: Schism

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    Thanks.:blush: Thanks. I'm glad you...

    Thanks.:blush:



    Thanks. I'm glad you thought of "Thus Spoke Zarathustra", because that was the allusion:D.
  21. Thread: Unfortunate

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    I agree with Steven: it does seem like you are...

    I agree with Steven: it does seem like you are trying to do too many things in this story. I find the narration to be peculiar. The man one the wall would seem the likely narrator, which is actually...
  22. Thread: PLz coment

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    I like the piece overall. Since I have been a...

    I like the piece overall.

    Since I have been a member of this forum, I have began to rely less on the authority of literary traditions and more on comparative observations when approaching...
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    :blush:

    :blush:
  24. Thread: Schism

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    No problem at all. I'm glad you eventually came...

    No problem at all. I'm glad you eventually came to it. :)
    I have not read that yet. I'm still going through my first Dostoevsky (C&P).



    I had to step away from this story for awhile to see it,...
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    No, thank you.:blush:

    No, thank you.:blush:
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