Sun, 8 July 2012
24 April 2012:
Out of the Past film Noir reviewers Clute and Edwards discuss The Killers. Hemingway's 1927 short story is little more than a pretext and the film really asks the fundamental post-WWII question: in a world where every man bears scars from the fight, how and why does he keep fighting? Director Robert Siodmak's answer is seemingly the one given by Albert Camus in his essay The Myth of Sisyphus: At the moment a man accepts the burden of his existence ... he is greater than his destiny. Hear how Out of the Past relate this classic film noir to Greek philosophy and myth.
After which we pay a visit to the busy cabinets of Museum Victoria, as Dr Andi Horvath goes to watch an assortment of bees doing their thing around the comb.
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