Category Archives: Film, Music, Arts

Beauty overcoming Death

“Why would anyone want to get rid of this?”, asks Jonas of his mentor, simply referred to as ‘The Giver’, to end a scene in The Giver (2014) – a film about a community which sheltered itself from the outside … Continue reading

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A Tangled Web: Don Jon Highlights Real-life Effects of Internet Porn – Mary Rose Somarriba

From time to time I come across an article, speech or writing  which just has to be shared. Not necessarily reported on or disected, just shared. This is one such article which is filed under the Verbatim section. The original … Continue reading

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Interview with the Interviewer – Ruth Jacobs on her Soul Destruction series

An article on the proposed legalisation of prostitution was what first gave me a real glimpse into the world of sex slavery. It was in 2008 while I was busy doing research for a university assignment, during one of my … Continue reading

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Another Side of Life

I was privileged to attend the premiere showing of Shane Vermooten’s documentary ‘Another Side of Life’ this past weekend. Privileged in the sense that I’ve been exposed to another aspect of reality. It was not an all out feel-good watch … Continue reading

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180movie

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. – George Orwell Yesterday I watched what could potentially be the most influential documentary of the 21st century – if not the last few decades. If the … Continue reading

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You Will Meet a Tall Darker Green Stranger

Decent movies are few and far between nowadays, or perhaps my taste has just developed past the place where any sleaze rocks my boat. And when a slightly more meaningful movie does come along it is many times drenched in … Continue reading

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