Author Archives: Harry Brake

About Harry Brake

Employee of ASF in Mexico City, Librarian, Media crazy! :)

Hour 30 of 24in48 reading Marathon!

Spine Poetry!  Oh yes!   So here is my attempt at a very brief artistic form of spine poetry – here at hour THIRTY of 24in48 reading marathon!  Read on!       Advertisements

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24in48 readathon

Yep!  the 24in48reading marathon is here and JUST because I am only starting at 4:50ish AM Central time DOES NOT mean I am not committed!  With given 48 hours to read as much and as close to 24 hours of … Continue reading

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“Everything in this Life is Linked”

Swedish.  Spanish subtitles.  A mild interest in seeing what this Hannes Holm film, A Man Called Ove.  As a Swedish author, Fredrik Backman and his novel that led to the movie, I went in unsure.  Realizing I was not going … Continue reading

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Unexpected, Hidden Truths

Hieronymus Bosch.  Not familiar with and well acquainted with this artist after It Comes at Night.  Not able to find the painting that appears in the film and bizarre loss of facts about this artist add to the, “what you … Continue reading

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Promises of Awareness…

In seeing The Promise, directed by Terry George, and starring Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale, but you realize half way into the movie you realize some pertinent points, this is a film that captures your heart due to the … Continue reading

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side with Andy Warhol

The Jumex Museum presents a pretty wide range of pieces from the Andy Warhol collection – the Dark Star Collection,  and I feel it is definitely worth the visit on several levels.  The Deja vous I experienced was pretty strong … Continue reading

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Kubrick, Pirates, and Aliens

When you say the name, some it registers instantly with, others, not so much – but his work almost everyone has been familiar with, if just by name.  Clockwork Orange, 2011 Space Odyssey, The Shining, Lolita, Full Metal Jacket, to … Continue reading

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What is Behind a Legend, On and Off Screen?

“It is Inevitable.”  There is so so much about King Arthur: Legend of the Sword that is over the top – but let’s start with the soundtrack.  Sam Lee and The Wild Berry /The Devil and the Hunstman- nothing has … Continue reading

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Greasing the Wheels of a Legacy…

Second nights. are unusual to be last nights, so quickly following up first nights, but what matters is what occurs between the first and finale – and not to be disappointed, the vibrations of success, nostalgia, and the realm of … Continue reading

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Firsts Upon Firsts Upon Firsts…

You realize living in Mexico City, there is no way at all, NO WAY, that some things you see in Mexico City you will see occur anywhere else in the world, Take for example the industrial flat bed we saw … Continue reading

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