Jokowi and Ahok have had numerous, almost uno sono, extremely positive reviews from all corners and depths of Indonesian society. The two of them seem to say and do the right thing in the opinion of the vast majority of inhabitants of Jakarta. And most likely of the majority of all citizens [...]
As an interested citizen I’m grateful to Snowden, the super whistle-blower who after his revelations, had to flee to Russia. In my opinion all citizens in all democratic countries owe Snowden some gratefulness. He provided the undeniable proof of what we all assumed: governments spy on their people and spy on each other. But [...]
“a blazingly emotional and explosively sexy film, which reminds you how timidly unsexy most films are, although as with all explicit movies, there will be one or two airy sophisticates who will affect to be unmoved by it, and claim that the sex is “boring”. It isn’t.” (Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian)
There seems [...]
Stephen Fry is a huge theatre, film and TV personality. And he is gay – proud to be gay.
In this BBC documentary he made, he went to a great number of the lion’s dens to confront the worst homophobic hotspots.
This high quality production is chilling because of the bigotry and hatred it [...]
At one time in my life we were busy cuddling newborns and showering them and their young parent with presents. That’s been a long time. Times they are a changin’.
In stead of weddings and births these days we are getting used to gather for funerals and cremations of friends and the likes. No presents, [...]