A heart larger than life

I must confess that, more often than not, I did not like what Hugo Chavez was doing, especially in the last years of his reign. I don’t mean the ridiculous accusations about his “totalitarian” dictatorship (to people who claimed this, I would advise a year or two in a real Stalinist dictatorship!). But yes, he […]

Quentin Tarantino wants to get into the heads of his heroes

There are different ways one can cut his or her way into someone’s head. You can try by cutting the ear (like Michael Madsen in Reservoir Dogs), shooting it through (or almost, as David Carradine in the primordial scene of the Kill Bill), scalping it, inscribing the svastika on the front or smashing it by […]

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The Land of Impunity

Egypt two years after the revolution   “At that moment, I didn’t understand anything… I had no idea what was happening… All I knew was that there were hundreds of hands stripping me of my clothes and brutally violating my body. Who were those men? There was no way out. Everyone was saying that they […]