Category Archives: Film

Life in the Village Part 2

2. The Violence of Order “Order conceals a greater violence than disorder.” —Roland Topor, The Prisoner, Alain Carrazé & Hélène Oswald, Virgin Publishing, 1990 “Order conceals a greater violence than disorder. It embraces the additional violence of untruth,” explains Topor … Continue reading

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Life in the Village

1. World in Microcosm “Where am I?” “In the Village.” “What do you want?” “Information.” “Whose side are you on?” “That would be telling. We want information… information… information…” “You won’t get it.” “By hook or by crook we will.” … Continue reading

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Collateral Damage: Violence in Film and Society Part 2

2. Our Romance with Violence The world of movies has always had a neurotic relationship with violence. From the earliest cowboy films produced by Hollywood to the glut of action films currently in vogue, violence has been one of the … Continue reading

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