Category: art

Africa in Films: How Important is Historical Accuracy? Part Two (Hail, Djimon Hounsou)

Here’s my tribute to one of my favorite actors, Djimon Hounsou. Whatever movie he stars in, it makes the film better. His best films include  Gladiator (2000) and Blood Diamond (2006). Because of Hounsou’s physique, accent, demeanor, and the wise characters he portrays, even… Continue Reading “Africa in Films: How Important is Historical Accuracy? Part Two (Hail, Djimon Hounsou)”

John Waterhouse or The Many Faces of A Woman in Love

The Pre-Raphaelites Brotherhood and John Waterhouse have always been favorites of mine. Is it the intense colors and the natural world expressed with a wild, exotic realism? Is it because the characters from classical stories manifest from script into the definitive definition of Western… Continue Reading “John Waterhouse or The Many Faces of A Woman in Love”