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Michelangelo Antonioni: 1912 – 2007

Bergman yesterday and now Michelangelo Antonioni. What the hell is going on? If I believe in god, heaven and all those things I would say that God created a cinema studio in the sky and is hiring the best directors … Continue reading

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Ingmar Bergman: 1918 – 2007

Oh well, the inevitable happened, Ingmar Bergman lost the chess match. The Master has passed away this morning at his home in Fårö. My first Bergman film was Fanny and Alexander, but my passion for his works didn’t start then. … Continue reading

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Yvan Delporte (1928 – 2007)

The comics writer Yvan Delporte (EN) passed away on March 5, 2007. He was the editor-in-chief of Le Journal de Spirou (Spirou), a Belgian magazine, between 1955 and 1968 during a period considered by many the golden age of Franco-Belgian … Continue reading

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Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure Orfila

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Martin Luther King

To celebrate Martin Luther King Day the blog of Internet Archive did a selection of videos and audio recordings with him. The FlickrBlog also made a homage, pointing to the photos in the Martin Luther King clusters.

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Ingmar Bergman Face to Face

Here are marvellous news, if you appreciate the works of Ingmar Bergman. Ingmar Bergman Face to Face, the official Bergman’s site now has an English version! Super! I had some hard times there using a translator, asking for help to … Continue reading

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Collection of Life and Death Masks

Oh… that’s morbid: Laurence Hutton Collection of Life and Death Masks – A Pictorial Guide by John Delaney. The masks are from famous people of course. Tolstoy is there, Walt Whitman too, and Shakespeare, Thomas Moore, Giacomo Leopardi, Oliver Cromwell, … Continue reading

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Thomas Dolby’s Blog

Hey, do you remember of Thomas Dolby? The first phrase that goes to my mind when I remember of him is “She Blinded Me With Science“. What a great hit! Totally 80’s. Well, he not only has a site, as … Continue reading

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Le Tumulte Noir

Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin’s Jazz Age Portfolio. In 1925, Josephine Baker (1906-1975) and the musicians and performers of her troupe, La Revue Nègre, exploded on the stage at Paris’ Théâtre des Champs-Élysées with a wild new dance called the … Continue reading

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