Sunday, July 15, 2018

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The Power of Silence

By Ely North, published on Jul 28, 2013

...and ate them.

When my destructive fury subsided a few minutes later I collapsed in the middle of the room, a shattered soul amongst the broken pieces of my modest library. I was exhausted. I was empty of emotion and my thoughts had abandoned me. I had nothing left. I was . . . silent!

I don’t know how long I sat there in peaceful silence. Maybe it was a few minutes, maybe an hour. Time was insignificant. Suddenly a rogue thought popped into my mind – I knew what to write about! Twenty minutes later I’m putting the final touches on this article about... (more)

Tags: humor, funny, silence, silent, quote, lao tzu

Silent Truths: Two Movies That Make The Case

By Notumbus Bumbus, published on Jan 28, 2012

... like foreplay that led nowhere.

And now we are given two exemplary films about film, once again. But this time, something else is missing, nearly entirely in one, and from the subject within the story in the other. Hugo, and The Artist, both explore the beginning and ending of the era of silent films, and both with signal success amplify the value of expression and artistry to convey story when the ear is kept out of the room. The face meant everything, whether augmented with makeup and mask, or via more exaggerated expressive means - widened eyes, more pronounced mouth movement,... (more)

Tags: movies, hugo, the artist, silent

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