Snippets and Fragments--1--With crooked smile and leathered wings,The lord of night did listenTo pain filled screams of dying thingsAnd each pointed fang did glisten.--2--He gave a most beguiling smileCoaxing the earth to open wideGiggling madly all the whileYou were lowered down inside.--3--With amorphous hands and blank faceI reach across time and spaceMy hand around your neck I placeand your life I erase.
Critic's CornerA Guide to Recognizing Your Saints</i>A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints</i> is a movie based off the novel of the same name by Dito Montiel, who also directs the film itself. The plot of the film follows a younger Dito as he comes of age in a bad neighborhood in Queens, New York and how the people close to him shaped him into the person he is. This is all dispersed amongst scenes of an older Dito returning back to his neighborhood after 20 years, and remembering what those people meant to him.The plot itself is rather simple but the true depth lies within the characters themselves.The film seems disjointed and a little hard to follow at some points but that symbolizes the very concept of human memory. Nothing can be remembered in its entirety, overtime pieces are forgotten or embellished but the emotions that it invoked remains the same and the movie captures that aspect.The raw emotion is conveyed beautifully by the cast. Their interaction is so organic that it real