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midnight in paris

As I left the house for work this morning it had just turned midnight in Paris. This time last year and the year before and the year before and the years before, I was in Paris. I saw this midnight in Paris. Day changed to day with a night in between. My night. My midnight […]

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New York Herald Tribune

I already know you can’t recreate the past. We studied The Great Gatsby in school when I was 16 and I learned that lesson so clearly from that book. Intellectually, I know it. But in my heart, I never give up. I have this habit of loping up 50 years later and expecting everything to […]

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paris nous appartient

Paris Nous Appartient / Paris Belongs to Us (1960), directed by Jacques Rivette Film shown at the BFI, London, April 13, 2009 I was attracted to this film by the title, and by the fact that it’s playing as part of the BFI’s Nouvelle Vague film festival. I love the bits and pieces of Nouvelle […]

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