A lot of films with multiple storylines like to play out each one at the same time until they meet either at the middle or end of the film (think Crash or Bobby) while some jump back and forth and disregard a consistent narrative timeline (Pulp Fiction).
OPINION: Certainly, part of what makes Gandalf compelling is the idea that “still waters run deep” with him.
Every band has a story, but in the case of Bon Iver, it’s all but impossible to distinguish the notes from the narrative. Back in October 2007, the same month that Radiohead sent out its pay-whatever-you-please release In Rainbows, a shaggy-haired Midwesterner by the name of Justin Vernon was quietly self-releasing the moody, meditative record For Emma, Forever Ago
Malaysia is that rare country with an unequivocal national narrative. It goes something like this: Malaysia’s 28 million people, comprising mainly Malays, Chinese and Indians, make up a moderate and modern emerging democracy.