Posts Tagged ‘Emma Thompson’

The Runaway Bunny

January 8, 2010

This is the final post in a four part series that I planned based on clips from the screen adaptation of Wit, with Emma Thompson. In each part the clip illustrates some aspect of being that I find moving. This last contains a vision of god, and our selves.

Links to the other parts of the series:
Death
Magic
Life

Not In The Abstract

November 23, 2009

As much as I try to remember and to express that death does not need to be greeted with fear, there is a reason that we usually do. If I forget that then I’ve missed the point.

The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies

October 20, 2009

“At the time it seemed like magic”

That is magick.

“Nothing but a Breath”

September 12, 2009

This is from the film version of the play “Wit,” staring Emma Thompson. Edit (17/10/2010): this video is not as good as the one I previously linked to. It omits a section at the end of the scene where Emma Thomson’s character juxtaposes her inability to find the link between what she sees as wit and living metaphysical truth with the fact that she does not go out, but returns to the library.