Another wrote, “I even contemplate suicide thinking that if I do it I will be rebirthed in a world similar to Pandora.”
March 10, 2014
The contemporary Communist Party has gotten adept at adapting western techniques to serve its own interests.
Haneke in furs
Haneke has often said, referring to the unhappy ending of The Piano Teacher, that he aims “to rape the spectator into autonomy.” He abuses his audience in order to make us self-aware and liberate us from bad habits. Critics have mostly taken him at his word, repeating the sleight of rhetoric that conflates the act of analyzing and violating movie conventions with bashing in the skull of an animal.
December 18, 2008
Thousands pleaded on behalf of their teddy incarnate, writing letters and protesting in Berlin. Who can blame them?