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The Last Samurai

By Helen DeWitt

Helen DeWitt’s extraordinary debut, The Last Samurai, centers on the relationship between Sibylla, a single mother of precocious and rigorous intelligence, and her son, who, owing to his mother’s singular attitude to education, develops into a prodigy of learning. 301 more words

Books

Top 5 Most Powerful Tom Cruises

Naturally, one wonders who is the most powerful Tom Cruise? It’s a good question because unlike someone like Ryan Gosling, Tom Cruise has been in many excellent action movies. 571 more words

Movies

Obsessive reading

I wish I’d saved the blog post. I should have saved the blog post. But I didn’t. So this blog post is a bit hazy on the exact details. 410 more words

HUMOUR

Because I wonder about dodo birds and samurai

Every once in a while, I toy with the idea of buying an old school typewriter. The kind that uses paper and a ribbon and makes that clackety-clackety-clack sound. 398 more words

Flashback Review: 'The Last Samurai' (2003) From The Editor

“The Last Samurai” is about two warriors whose cultures make them aliens, but whose values make them comrades. The battle scenes are stirring and elegantly mounted, but they are less about who wins than about what can be proven by dying. 821 more words

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Do you taint your Ashtanga or martial arts practice by confusing momentum with movement?

Postures, yoga postures and how people get into them continues to fascinate me. Do you find it interesting? Many a practitioner gauge themselves by how many postures they can get into, how far they are, in say the Ashtanga series. 540 more words

Instruction

The Last Samurai- review

The Last Samurai is an engaging tale of war, love, and inner conflict starring Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe. The film was directed by Edward Zwick. 435 more words

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