Kurosawa’s ‘Ran’ (1985)

Is man no more than this? Consider him well. Thou owest the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha! here's three on 's are sophisticated; thou art the thing itself; unaccomodated man is no more but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art. (King … Continue reading Kurosawa’s ‘Ran’ (1985)

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On Ahab: “Canst Thou Draw out Leviathan with an Hook? Thou Should’st Bet I Might!”

Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down? Canst thou put an hook into his nose? or bore his jaw through with a thorn? Will he make many supplications unto thee? will he speak soft words unto thee? Will he make a covenant with thee? … Continue reading On Ahab: “Canst Thou Draw out Leviathan with an Hook? Thou Should’st Bet I Might!”