Ingmar Bergman – Fanny and Alexander – 1982

If you’re familiar with the film, I must say I’ve always thought there’s a strong story waiting to be expanded with Ismael Retzinsky, who never leaves the uncle’s quabbalic house, and looks very much as if she’s a woman and not a guy at all. According to the film theory, he/she is supposed to beContinue reading “Ingmar Bergman – Fanny and Alexander – 1982”

Dante Inferno 19 (first part)

The Third Bolgia: Simoniacs. Pope Nicholas III. Some kind of amuse-bouche for the altar of Canto Nineteen, And Malebolge parts three, four, five, coming seriatim… Yo there, roll up, roll up, You’ll see psychics burned to crisps, You’ll see quacks turned to dust Roll up, roll up, to see sorcerers! But most, here will beContinue reading “Dante Inferno 19 (first part)”

Dante Inferno 9 (1st part)

The Furies and Medusa. The Angel. The Sixth Circle: Heresiarchs. The help hasn’t arrived yet. And words to loosen a piton, Most accidents happen on the descent, The dawdling help of God, an uncertain, occasional vision, reliability low, My face scrubbed chalk cowardly white, when I noticed my guide turning back, and I’m sure fearContinue reading “Dante Inferno 9 (1st part)”