Around a year ago, I had received a translated copy of “The Sailor who fell from Grace with the Sea” by Yukio Mishima. To me it looked like a mere sob story, but the outline of the novella was surprisingly linked to a modern issue which remains overlooked. Filled… Read More »The Trials and Tribulations of India’s Adolescence
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Catch me if you can (US, 2002): Starring: Leonardo Di Caprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Nathalie Baye. Written by: Jeff Nathanson. Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Genre: Biographical crime. Running time: 141 mins. Curiosities: The film is based on the true story of Frank Abagnale. [image taken from wikipedia]… Read More »The Movie House…IS BACK!
How entertainment industry workers reacted to the damage caused by Covid-19. The Covid-19 situation has weakened the careers of workers in almost every field and workplace. It has shown how fragile the balances of our economic system are. It has affected the world of work threatening the well-being of millions… Read More »Get organised to be recognised
Streaming fashion seemed a concept very far from the mind of any exponent of fashion. However, due to COVID-19, it was necessary to take a leap forward in time and come up with new concepts to be the future of the fashion system. Milan, Paris, New York, and London Digital… Read More »COVID-19 AND DIGITAL FASHION: A NEW ERA OF FASHION?
Hidden figures (US, 2016): Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons. Written by: Allison Schroeder, Theodore Melfi. Directed by: Theodore Melfi. Genre: Biographical drama. Running time: 127 mins. Curiosities: Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), graduated from High School at age 14, and at… Read More »The Movie House: Civil Rights edition
The Breakfast Club (USA, 1985): Starring: Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy Produced by: John Hughes Directed by: John Hughes, Ned Tanen Genre: comedy-drama Running time: 97 minutes Curiosities: The theme song Don’t you (Forget About Me) written by Keith Forsey and Steve… Read More »The Movie House: Cult Edition
The expression “Mens sana in corpore sano” (Sat. X, 356) by Giovenale, written in the 1st century AD, can have several interpretations: the main meaning is that physical exercise is an indispensable condition for the efficiency of the spiritual faculty. This statement is nowadays often used precisely to underline the… Read More »MENS SANA IN CORPORE SANO: a healthy mind in an healthy body
Love and other drugs (USA, 2010): Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway. Co-written by: Edward Zwick, Charles Randolph, Marshall Herskovitz. Directed by: Edward Zwick. Genre: romantic, comedy-drama. Running time: 112 minutes. Curiosities: About the explicit nude and sex scenes featured in the film, Gyllenhaal said: «I never had sex wearing underwear… Read More »The Movie House
Is the Covid-19 quarantine lifestyle going to change the way we will dress from now on? Besides the “pillow-dress” challenge that invaded Instagram with many celebrities wearing only a pillow and a fancy belt, a challenge that – we can all agree on – was won by Anne Hathaway Our… Read More »Fashion vision 2020’s
How Video games can help us deal with social distancing. Is it a good idea to spend hours in front of video games? Should we avoid them during these times of lockdown? This article will try to convince you that video games can be a huge help if you have… Read More »Time to take Gaming seriously
Weekly recommendations for the fans of the BIG SCREEN The pursuit of happyness (USA, 2006): Starring: Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Thandie Newton. Written by: Steven Conrad. Directed by: Gabriele Muccino. Genre: Drama. Running time: 1h 57m. Curiosities: the unusual spelling of… Read More »THE MOVIE HOUSE