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Haneke Funny Games

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I’ve only seen two Haneke films and they should not be the best-known. The other day a friend could not resist Funny Games. Actually I also pass that bad seeing her. However, hinted at when you find yourself before a great movie, a movie that you will mark, even for his scenes of psychological violence. The look of one of the protagonists, the sadistic young golfer who enters the House of a marriage that is going to spend their holidays by the Lake, is not forgotten. Even that evil character allows the audacity to ask the audience what believe their acts. The thing smells bad when Sidekick insists that the woman of the House you eggs that supposedly prompted the neighbor, well, paints bad because when apparently accidentally throws the mobile at the sink.

The woman begins to mosques are. What so rare twink, should think. Poor Lady, over her husband is fishing in the Lake with his son. After all fires quickly, they kill the dog with a golf club, they take the House, they intimidate the woman and when the husband returns, also hit him with the stick. These guys are about macarro, but about macarro of elegant appearance, dressed as golfers, dressed rather seem a few posh, Yes, some children of Pope.

And up to the leader of the duo has an innocent face. Then, confess to their prisoners who take drugs, that has always been drugged, who are sick of the head, which, logically, frightens more victims. With huge similarities with Stanley Kubric Clockwork Orange and also Peckimpack straw dogs, Haneke is separated from them in the apparent calm with which everything happens. And the White Ribbon, German director returns to psychological terrorism, although this time focuses the story in a village and there are more speakers, the atmosphere is less claustrophobic, perhaps, but violence late everywhere. One does not forget nor to certain characters like the Pastor or Doctor, or certain phrases, as why don’t you die?, that tells the doctor the midwife. Fortunately There is also another kind of moral or other forms of acting as the teacher of the village, which gives everyone a lesson of humility, kindness and education. Anyway, I have seen two films of Michael Haneke and I already made the idea of how your film can be.

Written by Minna

September 28th, 2014 at 2:50 pm

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Tea Party

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Where are the moderate Muslims? Where are the leaders of this great religion who do not share nor theological corruption, nor the objectives nor, much less passion homicidal and suicidal for Al Qaeda? This is the question that began to be discussed intensely after the attacks of the 11-S. Today, ten years later, there is another equally valid question: where are the moderate leaders of the American Republican party? This party has also been captured by an extremist minority that, according to polls, does not represent the ideals, objectives and methods that have historically defined the Republican cause. It is obvious that the extremists in the Tea Party are not murderers and their influence is due to braces that have achieved within the American democratic system. But the reality is that this group of radicals with power – with very different methods and reasons to the of Al Qaeda – a source of international instability. Recently, the leaders of the Tea Party were about to produce a catastrophe in the world economy and able to do so, would end up with any initiative designed to mitigate global warming. And these are just two examples, but there are many more.

Written by Minna

September 18th, 2014 at 12:32 pm