Rope: Murder is wrong, right?

What is it about? Just before hosting a dinner party, Philip Morgan (Farley Granger) and Brandon Shaw (John Dall) strangle a mutual friend to death with a piece of rope, purely as a Nietzsche-inspired philosophical exercise. Hiding the body in a chest upon which they then arrange a buffet dinner, the pair welcomes their guests, … Continue reading Rope: Murder is wrong, right?

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Fountainhead: A lonely path of integrity

What is it about? The film and novel are concerned with the life of Howard Roark, an individualistic young architect who chooses to struggle in obscurity rather than compromise his artistic and personal vision, following his battle to practice what the public sees as modern architecture, which he believes to be superior, despite resistance from a … Continue reading Fountainhead: A lonely path of integrity