The Fountainhead, The Movie

The Fountainhead – the movie adaptation of the book by the same name – is a fascinating phenomenon. It’s one of those rare movies that defies conventional criticism. It’s a movie that I wouldn’t dare call good but would still recommend. Let’s take a look at how this movie came to be and what went… Continue reading The Fountainhead, The Movie

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The art of paying attention

It was one of the first things I noticed when I arrived in Lithuania. Everyone on the streets, on campuses and in supermarkets is minding their own business. Eye contact is avoided where possible, and a friendly nod as an acknowledgement of the other person's existence is completely out of the question. This is different… Continue reading The art of paying attention