What was it about the humble Scottish folk group the Incredible String Band that moved the Beatles, David Bowie, and even the Archbishop of Canterbury?
As we see in Au Hasard Balthzazr, director Robert Bresson is no world-hater or sanctimonious moralizer. His spirituality is inseparable from his reverence for the material world.
Bob Dylan’s 1966 song, “Visions of Johanna”, stirred Germaine Greer, Greil Marcus, and other notable critics to argue the song’s meaning and influences. Who is right?
One has to go along with the flow of existence, no matter what suffering it brings. These country music artists give form to sadness and beauty to despair.