Category Archives: Cinema

The target

“Target is crossing street. Following.” “Love that swaying little ass of hers.” “Shut up, Jeremy.” “Wonder what she’s done that we’re going after her.” “Target keeps looking back, seems nervous.” “Reminds me of Diana. Lady Di.” “Don’t need your puerile … Continue reading

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Slighted again by fate

From the diary of a ducktail pincher Found the bags under my eyes enlarged when looking in the mirror while brushing teeth at around 7 a.m. Went back to bed after some hesitation and slept two more hours. The Italian … Continue reading

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Monica Bellucci II

I won’t deny that the main reason I checked out Agents secrets tonight was that I was curious to see more of Monica Bellucci after Malèna. This 2004 French-language movie, directed by Frédéric Schoendoerffer, turned out to be a taut, … Continue reading

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Holly Brown’s Lonely Life

or: Memories of Stardust Memories “Why am I so alone?” “Loneliness kills in the long run.” Where are the parties of the fifties, which I attended with pointed breast armor, standing in a corner, besieged by five Charlton Hestons and … Continue reading

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What the ring said

The ring said: “You are so beautiful and talented, Parminder! I still can’t believe that Keira stole your show.” Posted for Whimsy at Inspire Me Thursday. Alludes to the fact that Parminder Nagra, the shining star of the delightful comedy … Continue reading

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Marooned in the desert

Having retired at age 52 from a well-paying job in the aeronautics industry, Abner D. Sandington-Elliot decided to realize a life-long dream and follow in the footsteps of Antoine de St. Exupéry, a writer and fellow pilot he greatly admired. … Continue reading

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Now I know who Monica Bellucci is

Some time last week my friend and colleague Damien and I were advised by Kevin, another colleague, to try “La Gondola” for lunch. “The food’s great, the service is good and fast, and one of the waitresses looks like Monica … Continue reading

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