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I Close My Eyes

October 11, 2010


“If you win, you win. If you lose, you still win” Some weeks back I wrote a piece called Ten Reasons Why I Love You wherein I took a swipe at the American Film Institute’s Ten Greatest films in Ten Classic Genres. Reminding you of those ‘classic’ genres they examined Animation, Romantic Comedy, Western, Mystery, […]

Sleepless in Laval – reasons to be cheerful – parte un

September 14, 2010


“The list is a good thing” It is midnight on Sunday the 12th September 2010 and I cannot sleep. This week I should be attending the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), tomorrow night the gala unveiling of TIFF and Cinematheque Ontario’s commitment to film in Toronto, the Bell Lightbox, yet here I sit in my […]

Lest I Forget

September 7, 2010


First and foremost, please do not take the title of this post to be in any way disrespectful of veterans, war memorials or epitaphs in general. Maybe mindful of some of my conversations about Schindler’s List this past week, the phrase, lest we forget, kept recurring while I was writing so eventually I gave in […]

Ten Reasons Why I Love You

August 30, 2010


Ignoring the dearth of comments for Once a Great Notion and pausing for a moment to point out that of the 165 visits to this site so far the greatest number has been to the afore-mentioned non-discussed post, I am reminded once again of people’s reticence to stick their heads above the parapet and state […]