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Paris, Texas (1984) | DIR: Wim Wenders

“I used to make long speeches to you after you left. I used to talk to you all the time, even though I was alone. I walked around for months talking to you. 128 more words

Nothing Good Happens On A Tuesday

Paris, Texas (1984)

Paris, Texas, Wim Wenders. Anyone who tells you this movie has no plot isn’t familiar with the precepts of Aristotelian drama and should be shunned. A modern exploration of the concept of ‘katastrophe’ , with a script cowritten by the exalted Sam Shepard, is filmed in a flat, subdued key by Robby Muller that creates a visual expansiveness at odds with the explosion of the characters’ lives. 137 more words

Dr G's Random, Inconsistent, And Unqualified Film Recommendations

Blindsided by PARIS, TEXAS (Part one)

Dispatches from Cape Cod: This incomplete post is my second entry in the Blind Spot series created by The Matinee. Hopefully I’ll have more to say about this film soon, but for now these three paragraphs will have to suffice. 309 more words


Tony Thebo: A Jewel on the Diamond

Anthony “Tony” Valle Thebo was born of baseball royalty, at least in Lamar County circles. George, Tony’s father, is the unheralded pioneer of the game in Paris, having introduced the city to baseball when he emigrated from Canada after the Civil War. 481 more words

The Eternal Return


Submitted on 2014/06/12 at 8:46 am

I came across this from “Difference and Repetition” as I was making a reply to Hitomi on ‘A Different Repetition’: “For it is perhaps habit which manages to “draw” something new from a repetition contemplated from without. 154 more words