Journey in Life: 02/06/17

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Người về từ Dublin

Quán Gà tần Cây Si - 29, Tống Duy Tân
điện thoại: 04 3928 9231

Bài trước: Ôi, cái duyên

"Horse opera" nghĩa là gì?

Sunset at elevation 3.000 m, Tian-Shan Mountains, Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia. Photo courtesy Thomas Depenbusch.

'Horse opera' nghĩa là phim về những cuộc phiêu lưu vùng miền Tây nước Mỹ trước đây (a theatrical production, film, or program on radio or television depicting adventures of characters in the American Old West; a western); phim cao bồi.

Ví dụ
We expect the story to develop into a conventional “horse opera” in which heroic Western individuality prevails over evil. But author Clark and director William Wellman are all about confounding expectations. And they don’t flinch.

The New York Times noted that “Santa Fe Trail” “has about everything that a high-priced horse-opera should have – hard riding, hard shooting, hard fighting, a bit of hard drinking and Errol Flynn.” It’s a film not seen very often television; reason enough to grab your popcorn and join LRPA after dark for this “horse-opera” from the past.

Phạm Hạnh

Tiến hóa ngược

Photo courtesy Haiderali44.

An American monkey,…after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus was wiser than many men.
~ Charles Darwin

Một con khỉ Mỹ,... sau khi uống say rượu brandy, sẽ không bao giờ chạm vào chai rượu lần thứ 2, và do đó khôn hơn khối người.

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