“Are you ready for Christmas?” they ask me. No, I’m not hiding the fact that I’m converting to Judaism, but I am not buying billboard space either. “Are you ready for Christmas?” is replacing “Hello.” I always say “No.” How can you be, even if you do celebrate the day? The fluffy women’s magazines are … Continue reading Are you ready to rumble?
To be watched immediately: 28 Days Later. Watched this with my son last night, who is famous for loving movies I’d hate. But he was right on this one. Cinematography: many shots through objects, reflections on glass, indirection, hints. Visuals even used as makeup for the “infected”: they moved at a different speed, even if … Continue reading 28 days later
I’ve been silently (so far) watching the debate over Mel Gibson’s upcoming movie, The Passion. What is interesting for me to see is how an experienced, long-time professional like Mr. Gibson handles criticism from the media. Here’s from Dubai Photo Media: Gibson is not averse to dishing out venomous attacks of his own, however, with … Continue reading interesting comments by famous people
My friends at the Sukkot dinner tonight were still astonished that I’d simply gone to Bethlehem yesterday. They didn’t know you could do that. And unplanned, too. “She just took a taxi there…” Most lasting image of the trip: Beit Jala, the walls… All walls throughout the world draw posters to them like magnets. Therefore, … Continue reading another world