Rashomon is a movie made in 1951 by Akira Kurosawa that deals with the various stories that each witness tells regarding a murder. Invariably the movie is about the truth and the fact that everyone has their own truth - non of which is entirely true or false but a combination of both based on subjectivity.
I’m not sure I buy the conspiracy theories that the Bush Administration knew about the 9/11 attacks before they happened but it seems obvious that they were ready to attack Iraq from the day they stepped into office.
Scarcely five hours after the 9/11 attacks Rumsfeld was planning an attack on Iraq. He is quoted as saying, "Go massive. Sweep it all up. Things related and not."
Senator Byrd’s view of the impending war is required reading for anyone opposed to going to war right now.
Israel has a point about the Saddam menace with regard to their country but will the war really help all of the countries of the Middle East as the Administration says?
Hey, there were anti-war protests everywhere in the world last weekend.
If you’re interested in the way that movies use color these days read this.
Here’s a good review that presents the good, the bad and the ugly of the latest outrageous French film Irreversible.
Forget rottentomatoes.com here’s the original consensus chart.
This week’s must see DVD is the original Beauty and the Beast by Jean Cocteau. Here's my take on the film.