« Take Shelter » is a psychological thriller directed by Jeff Nichols in 2011, with one of my favorite actor, Michael Shannon. He plays the part of a family man suffering from visions that make him think there might be a world-ending storm coming.
« Flashing Sword » is the seventh movie of the Zatoichi series. It contains a lot of scenes demonstrating the agility of our blind hero, as well as tons of physical humour and funny dialogues (which is quite unusual) before reaching a dramatic finale with a surprising staging.
Today I’m coming back to a short story by Borges, untitled « Tlon Uqbar Orbis Tertius », that I already mentioned in a previous video. This text contains a multitude of ideas, including a passage written like a magic trick !
1964 was the most productive year for the Zatoichi movies, with four productions in the same year ! « Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold » is the sixth film of the series, and there is a comeback of the brother of the main actor Shintaro Katsu, Tomisaburo Wakayama.
Here is how to test your stories, and how I might have inspired one of the greatest American contemporary writers !