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Deep Blue Sea (1999)

For all the shark movies in all the deep sea voyages in the world, the sweet hereafter in “Deep Blue Sea” is living it up in the moment and being OK with forgetting it by morning. Send picky for a walk and leave critical in the car. Let yourself enjoy it and then describe it as Jaws 2.0 but better – two sharks that menace for the price of one. Continue reading

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This filmic is a multi-layered visual experience that takes place not in the dream-world but along the road that surrounds it. Continue reading

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The Art of the Work of Selling Your Art

This is the circle of life of art, art the work of the circle of art from imagination to something identifiable, a tangible identity, an object of art that becomes an art object then the art of the work of selling our work is known. Continue reading

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The Mill and the Cross (2011)

As a result, the art film flourishes while the drama film meanders, ultimately slipping from the viewer much like run-on advertisements quietly consumed by the next great cacophony of things – we don’t tire of the film so much as we lose hold of the magnanimous company of art, forced to return to our everyday humdrumity, angrily, where such love of engagement is not only remiss but targeted obsolescence Continue reading

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Is Your Artistic Expression Marginalized?

Ultimately the example of these artists should stimulate us into thinking in new ways about what might be stagnant, preconceived meanings from the past. This is not to say that traditions or value systems are wrong or otherwise in error, only that it is beneficial that we possess the ability to examine our culture and the cultures of others in a less ambivalent fashion. Continue reading

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