Friday, April 16, 2010


Dogville is a great movie by Lars von Trier who presented his film at Cannes Film Festival.
Nicole Kidman was great as usual on this film, and at least I think how important was his role to present someone who became an stranger immigrant in United States of America.

There is no escaping the fact that the entire point of Dogville is that von Trier has judged America, even presenting uncomfortable photographs of depression era and crime victims under the end credits.

Another relevant atmosphere on Dogville was the scenario, more closer to minimalist, that bring us opportunity to pay attention to people more than things.

When you see Dogville, I suggest to pay attention to:
1. The "fragile" gooseberry bushes analogy.
2. Why Grace constitutes the notion of boundless love.
3. Dog's analogy.
4. The fact that is not really important what you see or what you hear. Is really important your reaction about it.
5. You should turn the other cheek or an eye for an eye dilemma.
6. The Grace dialog with her father:

Grace: So, I'm arrogant because I forgive people?

Grace father's: Can't you see how condescending you are when you say that?
I mean, you have this preconceived notion that nobody can't possiblly attain the same high ethical standars as you, so you exonerate them. I can not think of anything more arrogant than that.
You, my dear child you forgive others with excuses that you would never in the world permit for yourself.

Grace: Why shouldn't I be merciful?

Grace father's: You should be merciful when there is time to be merciful.
But you must maintain your own standard. You owe them that.
The penalty you deserve for your transgressions, they deserve for they transgressions.

Grace: They are human beings

Grace father's: Does every human beign need to be accountable for their action?
Of course they do. But you don't even give them that chance.
All that is extremely arrogant.

Enjoy it. IMDB

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Do you need a hug?

A Hug means:

1. I love you
2. You're important to me
3. I want you near to me
4. You're part of me
5. I need you
6. Today I want to stay with you.
7. I'm glad to see you

These are the reasons why you should give a hug to people who you love.
Best Regards.

Friday, April 02, 2010

Twilight & Vampires

Recently I saw twitight and new moon, It was very interesting because is a new point of view about vamires and wolfman. In my perspective, the most famous vampire is because Bram Stoker work who wrote Dracula. The history said that:

1. Probably Dracula was based on "Vlad the Impaler" is said to have killed from 40,000 to 100,000 European civilians (political rivals, criminals, and anyone else he considered "useless to humanity") Mainly by using his favourite method of impaling them on a sharp pole.

2. Stoker came across the name Dracula in his reading on Romanian history, and chose this to replace the name (Count Wampyr) that he had originally intended to use for his villain.

3 It has been suggested that Stoker was influenced by the history of Countess Elizabeth Bathory, who was born in the Kingdom of Hungary. Bathory is suspected to have tortured and killed anywhere between 36 and 700 young women over a period of many years, and it was commonly believed that she committed these crimes in order to bathe in or drink their blood, believing that this preserved her youth.

More than that, wisdom of the masses are pointed to:

1.They need blood to survive because it is the elixir of life, without blood they will die.
2.The blood gives them energy, power and replenishes their body.  It is the key to immortality.
3.They only come out at night because they fear sunlight. Sun represents a pagan god in our ancient culture, Sun is a gift from god to us. In that sense vampire means antigod. someone who is not included or refuse god present.
4.They have the ability to shapeshift in other words change into an animal like bats, rats, cats, raven and wolves.
5.They can control and read human thought.
6.They live in their graves during the day and rise during the night
7.They have no reflections, so when they look in the mirror they don't see anything.
8.Vampires die if they have been staked through the heart by wood, burned or by decapitation and removing the brain
9.When vampires drink the blood of a person that person will turn into a vampire.

But in the movie is like vampire is cool, they are living in great houses and enjoy to drive a mercedes benz or volvo cars, some of them are helping to people fighting agains dangerous clans. They can fall in love with humans.

So the interesting thing regarding to all this concept is that new generations will change vampires perspective.
From Bram Stoker history to some more human and kindness vampires.

Based on a small talk with Eduardo Moranchel (@ed_zero)

Enjoy it. IMDB

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain

A beautiful mix between shy and courage in a single woman. I love Amélie movie because can bring me a lot of  sense in my life, I'm thinking always in others as part of myself, and at least she reflects his commitment to  others because she undertands that other's are also part of her life.

I love also Amélie voice, and her strage shoes, she has an expresive black eyes, and finally I love all the soundtracks  from Poulain movie.

Some scenes that really like are:
1. She escorts a blind man to the Metro station, giving him a rich description of the street scenes he passes.
2. She persuades her father to follow his dream of touring the world by stealing his garden gnome and having an air-hostess friend send pictures of it from all over the world.
3. Raymond Dufayel, a painter who continually repaints Le Déjeuner des canotiers, because he has repeatedly painted  same piece because he cannot quite capture the excluded look of the girl drinking a glass of water. And that remains me how difficult is to finish some painting work.
4. Love story.

Enyoy it. IMDB