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Red Snapp, King of the Minors (In Texas, that is)

Between 1896 and 1957, Lamar County claimed thirty-three professional baseball teams as its own. Paris, of course, was the center of baseball activity, and the city sported franchises in eleven different leagues ranging from the Class B Big State League in the late ‘40s and early ‘50s all the way down to the unclassified and short-lived Southwestern League in 1898. 910 more words

Texas League

Harry Dean Stanton Turns 90

Harry Dean Stanton has been a prominent presence in American cinema for sixty years. In the early days he haunted the margins of classic films like Francis Ford Coppola’s… 143 more words

20th Century

Paris, Texas (1984)

Paris, Texas
Directed by Wim Wenders
Written by L.M. Kit Carson and Sam Shepard
(number 400)

A yes, one of these films which I start to watch with no idea what it’s about or what to expect. 489 more words

Criterion Corner: Paris, Texas

Hey there, everyone. Brian Matthew Kim here. As the resident Criterion Collection expert, I’d like to share with you a few highlights I’ve discovered over my four years of regular Criterion viewing. 277 more words

Review

Robby Müller: Wenders' Cinematographer Retrospective

“Dutch cinematographer Robby Müller has given us some of the most transcendent images ever captured on-screen. Since beginning his career in the late sixties, he has lensed a wealth of indelible moments—from Harry Dean Stanton wandering alone through the vast Southwestern desert in Wim Wenders’s Paris, Texas to the jailbirds of Jim Jarmusch’s Down by Law on their odyssey through the lush Louisiana bayou.

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20th Century

Cinema Is Art: Paris, Texas (1984)

In Cinema Is Art, I pay tribute to some of the most beautifully shot films in history by selecting their very best looking frames. 180 more words

Classic

Paris Texas Boutique

I wish I enjoyed clothes shopping more than I do. I find the pressure of investing in pieces that tick the boxes of quality, value, longevity and uniqueness all a bit offputting. 158 more words

Fashion