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Samsara (2006) Review

Samsara is a movie filled with beauty, in all its aspects, deep and wide, so make sure to watch it with your spirit, because your eyes are guaranteed satisfaction anyway.

Samsara: Satisfy One Thousand Desires or Conquer Just OneThis is the first Tibetan movie I’ve ever seen. And it blew me away. Samsara is pure art, there is not much point in discussing the cast or the story. However, regarding the story, I think Westerners are prone to overlook an aspect that actually has paramount importance. This happens if the viewer ignores the main character’s starting predicament in the epic line, and lets themselves quickly become captivated by, an tangled in, the love and life story that follows.

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Religulous (2008) Review

Religulous is directed by the same fellow that did “Borat” and it’s co-authored and presented by Bill Maher, a Catholic-Jew crossbreed. What should we expect from such a mixture?

ReligulousYet another bitter “comedy” about our modern world, regarded as a final product of religions for the masses. The true genius of the movie resides in the critique of the religion of man, the actual metaphysics left aside, with divine (!) modesty, where it belongs: the ineffable realm of the “I don’t know.” If it would have given in to the usual atheistic crap, Religulous would have been crap itself. In turn, it achieves bitter magnificence.

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