For the most part, "jazz" has never looked back to the past as "classical" music has - fixated upon
finer and finer degrees of perfection in the interpretation of past, "classic" treasures.
There are some obvious advantages to this strategy, not the least being that a citizenry fixated upon
the fate of John Bobbitt's penis and Nancy Kerrigan's knee isn't going to have much in the way of mental resources left for the major issues of the day.
To be sure, very few homosexuals are pedophiles, and heterosexuals can also be fixated upon
She argues convincingly that Vietnam films have fixated upon
the "noble grunts" (American foot soldiers), thereby slighting the U.
CyberJudas breaks into the high-level computer game arena at a time when America is fixated upon
politics, strategy and the American presidency.
A veteran from the First World War, whose mind was wracked by the horrors he had witnessed as much as it was fixated upon
making as much money as he could unlawfully, Tommy Shelby was an absorbing character.
He said: "I find it very odd that we are fixated upon
presidential style debates in a country which has a parliamentary democracy.
The world population is growing by the population of Wales every week, with China building a high-emission coal-powered power station every week, but Plaid is fixated upon
a "green" economy in this tiny country.
Replete with stories from the last century of Iranian history, Hatami's oeuvre is fixated upon
how there can be no return; all his movies are just a sterilized ambition to return to his ideal context.