Not too personal · Old blog

#GettingPersonal If you wrong us, shall we not revenge?

Shakespeare wrote magnificently in “The Merchant of Venice” these words:

If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge? If we are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that.

I believe that it sums up all that is good and bad in humanity.

I watched last night, for the 7th time, “the Pianist”, the story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman, character played by Adrien Brody (for which he won the Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role).

I watch it every time I`m upset, depressed or need to relax before or after something stressful. It makes you understand how little your problems are compared to others. I know I shouldn’t compare myself to others as we all are unique in one way another. But, as any other person, I cannot help myself.

For me, there are three very emotional scenes/parts in the movie: READ MORE

frenchclass · Not too personal · Old blog

Oh! the humanity: Motivated by other people`s drama in movies and songs

I had my last exam for the intermediary course in French. My final test was the verbal expression this Tuesday. It was nice. Easy to describe subject, but, of course, my French wasn’t too good (still have a lot to learn). I had to describe the last movie I saw and tell why did I like or dislike it. I lied a bit. The last movie I saw was Mad Max: Fury Road. Not to easy to describe I would say…and the original with Mel Gibson was much better. Anyway, I describe an all time favorite: The Pianist (with Adrien Brody). I watched, so far, 8 times (out of which 3 times in the same weekend). YOU REALLY NEED TO READ MORE