From the daily archives:

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

US primaries #7: Nevada part 2

February 23, 2016

After Saturday’s Democratic primary in the Silver State, it is now the Republicans’ turn. Hot on the heels from victory in South Carolina, will this be three wins in a row for Donald Trump? The result from South Carolina Donald Trump did not just win in South Carolina. His victory there was overwhelming. He took […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #68: 1979, The Marriage of Maria Braun (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)

February 23, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WFqVQ4gbeg Red Cross Nurse: How long were you married? Maria Braun: I am still married Red Cross Nurse: I mean, it didn’t last long did it? Maria Braun: ‘Yes we did: half a day and a whole night’.   [Apologies for the trailer but only the Italian dubbed version appears to be available on Youtube] […]

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#1068: 1976, Billy Joel, Prelude/Angry Young Man

February 23, 2016

Angry Young Man is taken from Billy Joel’s 1976 Turnstiles album. The song paints a picture of youthful activism and rebellion that is ultimatly futile and leads to the character in the song becoming an angry old man, ulimately failing to change the world and left to rage against the world without ever being able […]

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