Archives for January, 2015

Imagery in Jean-Luc Besson’s “Lucy”


Spoiler Alert: This article, because of an emphasis on the analysis of imagery, rather than a standard movie review, reveals details, such as the ending, which would lessen enjoyment of the film for most viewers.  We find that the film deals with light and darkness. Darkness eventually prevails. Introduction Jean-Luc Besson’s movies have a certain […]

What the Heck? Ecology and a “Hitlerian Herd”


. Someone tried to do something for the environment, and it went all wrong – or did it?  In brief, a British farmer with an interest in nature, Derek Gow, was forced to terminate with extreme prejudice, part of a herd of a breed of cattle called Heck, originally developed in Germany, chiefly during the […]