Archives for May 2004
have been announced, and in the Computer Animation/Visual Effects category the winner is Chris Landreth for a film called “Ryan.” The subject of the film is Ryan Larkin, a groundbreaking, Oscar-nominated animator in the golden age of the National Film board who since has fallen on hard times. Larkin hangs out in my neighbourhood on St-Laurent Blvd, and spends time every evening at my local watering hole, the Copa. Ironically (or not) the film is a co-production of the NFB, where Larkin used to work.
Sy Hersh’s article about Iraqi prison abuses is online.
I haven’t commented about all of this, because frankly words have escaped me. I do know three things, however.
- Any American leader who pleads “isolated incident” is going to be subject to ridicule.
- To me, the leadership (military and ‘intelligence’) who say they didn’t know anything about this is as culpable in this as the torturers.
- These are war crimes and should be tried as such.
linked to a page with links to several HTML Editor extensions for MovableType yesterday. Anyone know if something like this has been done for BBEdit?