Fractal Delight

Blog with a View After Terry Wright’s Fractal Blog Page 1. By the image in the word Meaning casts its shadow By the word in the image Colors strain to stain. 2. Flow sweeps away on Mercury wings With magnification The hidden emerges 3. Gaudy or polite Or impish wisdom   Sharing the void Ought … More Fractal Delight

Alphaville (1965)

Alphaville (1965) 99 Min With no special sets, shot on location in Paris, Jean-Luc Godard cast B-Film Detective Eddie Constantine with Anna Karina to make a dystopian comment on the dehumanizing nature of a technology, using self-referential film noir techniques that often mock the genre.   Blinding headlights flash Flash on and off neurotic codes … More Alphaville (1965)

Spike

  Spike Chinese Firecrackers for a suit, Hayseed gumshoes, straw hat Raw and flat as cymbals Ready for attack. Whack!   From which art-deco cube Did you crack all the woodwork up — Xylophone to garbage cans, with Persuasive percussion! Wipe that grin off your face. It broke   My heart when I tripped and … More Spike

Modern Slavery

    Modern Slavery   The conquered were not citizens, Livia Drusilla knew, so her Roman etiquette was attended by invisible hands whose bodies sometimes came into view when their assistance became indispensable.   The more familiar the help, the more likely servitude could acquire a personal name, especially as being of service became a … More Modern Slavery

Gogol’s Nose (1963)

  Gogol’s Nose (1963) 12 Min. Animation. Gogol’s absurdist short story has inspired many short film adaptations, but none so remarkable as  this made entirely on pinscreen by Alexander Alexeieff and Claire Parker. for film go here:   The fact that Gogol’s nose fled his face seems weird, not fit enough for news to join … More Gogol’s Nose (1963)