grashupfer (grashupfer) wrote,
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Something is happening to me. I think I may have passed from the aesthetic to the ethical stage of life. How old were you when this happened? At the same time, I'm feeling sad-- these tiny knives-under-the-rib of nostalgia for places and what I thought were permanent situations I knew as a child. Getting old. Reading Beloved again and also loving The Grapes of Wrath. Something happened.
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    A run of fun re-watches. #871 - Knife in the Water (1962) So efficient even in his first feature. There is nothing wasted. It's a bracing example…

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    I can’t believe how good Roadside Picnic is. Sad like Hemingway’s good stories and a voice like Chandler but also totally weird. This is the book…

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    The Dougie stuff sure is some uninspired stuff. Episode 5 is not a very good gear shift. I'm not encouraged.

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  • (no subject)

    A run of fun re-watches. #871 - Knife in the Water (1962) So efficient even in his first feature. There is nothing wasted. It's a bracing example…

  • (no subject)

    I can’t believe how good Roadside Picnic is. Sad like Hemingway’s good stories and a voice like Chandler but also totally weird. This is the book…

  • (no subject)

    The Dougie stuff sure is some uninspired stuff. Episode 5 is not a very good gear shift. I'm not encouraged.