Tag Archives: Hungary

Notes on “Curtiz”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Curtiz” is a moderately successful Hungarian production that uses the filming of “Casablanca” to examine conflicted reactions to the Second World War. As prolific filmmaker Michael Curtiz, Ferenc Lengyel gives a cagey, intelligent performance. Like Rick … Continue reading

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Notes on Carousel/Liliom

Fenster writes: Eddie Pensier, a child of the opera and a co-blogger here, got me going to the Met, and I am thankful for that.  But, still, I have never been much of a fan of Broadway musicals. Music class … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Alisa Amore

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: One website advertises Alisa with the tagline: “Nature gave to Alisa, so now she’s giving back…” I love that. It sounds like something from an exploitation movie poster of the 1960s. Nature did indeed give to … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Gabriella

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Ah, the cool blonde. Is she ever really out of fashion? The Hungarian Gabriella, sometimes known as Gaby or Mia, was one of the top nude models in Europe before she threw in the towel earlier … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Sophie Sweet

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The Hungarian Sophie Sweet, also known as Sophie Moone, helped make European nude modeling an internet thing. Her lithe, hairless bod and gummy-toothy smile are, to my mind, emblematic of an aesthetic that characterized internet cheesecake … Continue reading

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Notes on “White God”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Artists have used animals to comment on the human condition since Homer. There’s often something to be gained in recognizing that animals experience the world through alien eyes — that their existence isn’t necessarily contingent on … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Hungarian Parliament Building, Budapest. Click on the image to enlarge.

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