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Review: The Master

October 28, 2012 6:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

OK, I saw "The Master." Now I know what the fuss is about. I don't pretend to know the film's "message" but I walked out afterward seeing/feeling the world from its point of view, writes Jean Claude van Italie.

New smells, old smells

May 4, 2012 5:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In the 60's I assigned myself the meditation of walking extremely slowly down 14th Street, Greenwich Village's northern border, to Union Square, allowing my senses to notice acrid smells, loud sounds, crowded store windows - but not letting my mind grab for any of it, says Jean Claude van Itallie.