Caballerosidad[ edit ] "Caballerosidad" in Spanish, or cavalheirismo in Portuguese, or the English mixture of both but not a proper word in any of the previously mentioned languages, caballerismo, is a Latin American understanding of manliness that focuses more on honour and chivalry. Latin American scholars have noted that positive descriptors of machismo resemble the characteristics associated with the concept of caballerosidad.
Film A Reassuring Movie for Unresolved Times The Post is a stirring but conventional film depicting a universe far removed from our present cultural confusion.
Photo by 20th Century Fox. Newspapers were slashing staff, dropping print editions, or simply folding up shop and slinking off into the night. There was blood in the water, and giant corporations were circling, eager to devour smaller papers, and cough up the broken bloody bones.
But, weirdly enough, journalism has found its teeth again, and is biting back. From Weinstein to Trump, journalism has seemingly rediscovered its purpose, bounding forth to savage the serial predators, the public masturbators, and occasionally some boneheaded celebrity who wore the wrong pin.
If the ongoing coverage is any indicator, something fundamental has shifted.
Call it a watershed moment, and perhaps a Watergate one as well. It is a fitting time for a new film from old Stevie Spielberg to enter theatres. The Post outlines one of the infamous of journalistic bite-backs: The Pentagon Papers and the people who chose to publish them.
The year is Women are largely consigned to the sidelines of power, and newspapers are at their height, full of men, smoking and hammering away on typewriters, cigarettes dangling on the edge of their lips, about to leap into a pool of ash. Anyone with a fetish for the newsrooms of old will be in Nirvana at this brash, loud, clacking, yelling atmosphere, pungent with old smoke, and fresh sweat.
Spielberg knows how to set a scene, and he positively revels in the physical details. From the white-hot glare of fluorescent lights, to tepid cups of greyish coffee littered about.
It is a fun, and occasionally insanely exciting, place to be, as Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee Tom Hanks knows full well. With his sleeves pushed high, and an edge of manic glee lifting up the corners of his mouth, Hanks portrays Bradlee as a swashbuckling muckraker.
All he is missing is an eye-patch and a parrot.
The story begins in the steaming green hell of Vietnam, with a reporter tip-tapping away on his typewriter, as American G. As Ellsberg witnesses soldiers getting blown to smithereens, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara Bruce Greenwood full of Brylcreem slickness, maintains that everything is proceeding according to plan.
The disjunction between the real and the reported is too much for Ellsberg, and he goes rogue, liberating reams of secret government documents and placing them in the hands of reporters at the New York Times.
The stage is set, the actors have their lines, and now the drama can unfold, which it does at a full gallop. But when the government ordered The Times to suspend publication in the name of national security, the Post sensed an opportunity and swooped in for the steal.
The rest, as they say, is history. At the centre of the drama were two people: Graham, born and raised in insane privilege and social position, had inherited the paper when her husband Philip Graham, committed suicide.
When we first meet Graham, she is preparing to take her paper public and is surrounded on all sides by male advisers eager to tell her what to do. Her version of Graham, right down to the bouffant hairdo and wafting manner, recalls both of these earlier roles. Depending on whom you listen to, Kay Graham was either a nice lady who inherited a newspaper and did good things, or she was a shark, as vicious and cutthroat as any male publisher.
The truth is probably somewhere between these two. Streep plays her as faintly addled, hemming and hawing, bedecked in enormous white and gold caftans.
But beneath all that diaphanous material, lurked a spine of steel, and a canny ability to see the big picture. It is interesting that the film so beautifully intersects with the current cultural moment, from the attacks on free speech, to women asserting their power and stepping up.
And of course, Spielberg knows how to make the most of the story. Certainly, the film is conventional, and somewhat square in its construction, but it attacks the material with heart-pounding montages of hot lead typesetting, and burly men hurling bundles of newspapers from the back of trucks in the predawn hours.Named one of the top health and wellness books for by MindBodyGreen.
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