When you were young

These are the last few minutes in the movie ‘Flashbacks of a Fool’ directed by Baillie Walsh and featuring Daniel Craig. With a small degree of self-referentiality, Craig plays Joe, a washed up, alcoholic and drug addicted Hollywood actor who is nearing a mental breakdown. A prolonged flashback brings him back to his youth, 25…

A Shaky Freedom

This is the moment when Aung San Suu Kyi emerges from her compound after spending the last 15 out of 20 years under house arrest imposed by the military dictatorship in Burma. Suu Kyi’s supporters and the press have gathered at the gates in anticipation after the Junta opened a checkpoint to allow access to…