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Sunday, 22 April 2018

Just Anybody


He can't have been alive, not with his head the way it was.
There was a third man, 
he came later,
i didn't see his face,
he might have been just anybody.
Third Man
Carol Reed
1949

Friday, 20 April 2018

Rhythms of the City


             ........... the individual moved through society as an alienated stranger, where the rhythms of the city were replacing the cycles of nature, where Christianity seemed a remnant of a past in ruins, what system of values was to guide a man ?

excerpt from article
Andrew Klavan
Mysterious Something in the Light
Wall Street Journal
2013

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Hollywood and Vine
1959

https://www.wsj.com/articles/book-review-8216a-mysterious-something-in-the-light8217-by-tom-williams-1386965148

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Always Darker


Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.

Freidrich Nietzsche

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Erwin Olaf

Every Sinner ............. 34

Eastern Promises

Razzia sur la Chnouf

Chinatown

Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Le samourai

Night Train

Call Northside 777

Dirty Pretty Things

The Killing

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Requiem for a Heavyweight

LA Confidential

Born to kill

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Dare to ..........


Dare to wear the foolish clown's face.
Frank Sinatra

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Phil Stern