Guns don’t kill people, rappers do. True-ish.

Goldie Lookin’ Chain’s Guns don’t kill people, rappers do is a bit of fun, but I can’t help wondering if there’s some inadvertent truth in the humour. I’m listening while reading HM Government’s Preparing for emergencies (e.g. what to do when al-Qaeda hit this place) and thinking of Michael Moore’s Bowling for Columbine: Continue reading

Vozvraschenie (The Return): Films in 50 words-ish

The Return’s a stunning yet bleak world, with many loose ends. The brother’s perspective on an inexplicably absent father’s sudden return, builds a picture of opposite reactions to his reassuming authority. Yet while hints are dropped, the usually crucial questions – why leave, why return – remain unasked. And what did mother know? Continue reading