• Hou Hsia Hsien: Three Times


    I finally had a chance to see Three Times by director Hou Hsia Hsien. It is an amazingly beautiful movie. It's not exactly an action movie, as a matter of fact not much happens, but because of that small gestures become loaded with meaning. The final shot of the first episode is simply magnificent. Period.

  • Musee du Quai Branly


    The Musée du Quai Branly is a typical French grand museum. The Musée du Quai Branly is BIG and like the Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay it is probably best to visit it twice rather than trying to see everything on one visit. After Africa and Oceania I was too saturated to take in much of Asia and the Americas.

  • The Perverse Logic of Capitalism


    Capitalism breeds both difference and homogeneity.