Monthly Archives: October 2016

DEKALOG 8

“Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.” —Exodus 20:16, King James Version The eighth commandment of the Roman Catholic faith (the ninth in the Protestant) is largely interpreted as “Thou shalt not lie,” but for Kieślowski and Piesiewicz, … Continue reading

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DEKALOG 7

“Thou shalt not steal.” —Exodus 20:15, King James Version “Can you steal something that belongs to you?” — Majka Coming off of an impressive one-two punch with Dekalog Five and Dekalog Six, Dekalog Seven is a surprising — but somewhat understandable — … Continue reading

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AMERICAN HONEY

Few ideas are as malleable and fluid as the American Dream. It means many different things to many different people, but the Platonic idea of the American Dream always centers on two things: money and success. One may follow the … Continue reading

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THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

Rachel (Emily Blunt) has problems. As she rides the train from Manhattan out to White Plains, NY, she gazes wistfully out her window at all those pretty houses full of pretty people living their pretty lives. How nice it would … Continue reading

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