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PROTECTING THE VULNERABLE

“As Time Goes By”, for people hitting eighty like me, brings back Rick’s Casablanca café and Sam playing it once again.  If you leave out the overacted sequence when Lazlo and the Patriots break into the Marseillaise to drown out the oom-pah-pah nationalistic beer-hall songs of the SS officers, it’s a great movie, memorable for so many reasons besides Ingrid and Bogey, reasons including “their” song. 540 more words

You Misremember This

All serious film-lovers are well aware that Mae West never actually said “Play it again, Sam,” and that Humphrey Bogart in CASABLANCA never asks Dooley Wilson to “Come up and see me sometime,” but film history is full of only slightly less famous quotations which never actually occur in the films cited. 595 more words

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The Engineer on the Train

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(One month left! This time next month I will be in Argentina again, ending my 6 months trip. I can’t believe it…)

I am a civil engineer (really, I have licenses to prove it), and I work on a lot of civil related projects (except civil rights projects, well, unless it is a monument for civil rights). 1,126 more words

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Um rosto cinéfilo

Foi uma das “estrelas” mais brilhantes da era dourada de Hollywood (que trocou, nos anos 50, pelo cinema neo-realista de Roberto Rossellini, com quem viveu uma ardente relação), e no papel de Ilsa — a refugiada judia da 2ª Guerra Mundial que se apaixona por Rick ( 92 more words

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IN MEMORIAM

Foi uma das “estrelas” mais brilhantes da era dourada de Hollywood (que trocou, nos anos 50, pelo cinema neo-realista de Roberto Rossellini, com quem viveu uma ardente relação), e no papel de Ilsa — a refugiada judia da 2ª Guerra Mundial que se apaixona por Rick… 92 more words

In Memoriam

The Pitfalls of Instant Gratification Culture And Curated Media

I just finished saving the album “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back” by Public Enemy to my Spotify account to complete my playlist of the 100 best albums of all time. 822 more words

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