Marcel Proust captured just in time

“A feeling of vertigo seized me as I looked down beneath me… at the long series of the years.” Continue reading Marcel Proust captured just in time

Antediluvian Glenn Beck tries to sink Noah

Isn’t it strange what some people get fired up about? If it were severe drought, or famine, or plague, or armed violence, or forcibly seizing part of another country, it would be understandable. But a film? In this day and age. A film about Noah’s Ark?

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“All the world’s a stage”

Imagine a film about Earth from its birth to the present. Aeons of seeming inactivity interspersed with dramatic outbursts would eventually come to the exits and entrances of dinosaurs and “men and women merely players”. Continue reading “All the world’s a stage”

Time future contained in time past

According to BBC News (12 September 2012) the world’s first colour moving pictures dating from 1902 have been found in Bradford after lying forgotten in an old tin for 110 years. That’s 417 years less than Richard III (1452-85), also recently discovered lying forgotten in Leicester. Continue reading Time future contained in time past