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Color Schemes in Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas (1984) dir. Wim Wenders

The color scheme introduced in the beginning of the film is magnificent. It uses the harsh browns and blues as… 274 more words

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“Home is neither here nor there. Home is within you, or home is nowhere at all.”
― Hermann Hesse, Wandering

A man appears. He is Harry Dean Stanton and he is dressed like an American. 522 more words


Paris, Texas Wim Wenders 1984: Jane Henderson


Angelic beauty of Jane transpires melancholy and sourness. She is static in her Peep Show room as in a theatrical set. The colour of the curtains, the blue screen of the television, the red telephone all are components of the mood: the dusty atmosphere of a desolated America of the unidentified 80’s. 118 more words


Jackie, the Jailbird

Paris, Texas, 1992

About a month after Jackie’s and my trip to Memphis, Jackie had gone out for a night of relaxation to Robert Allen’s, Paris’ most popular night club. 2,461 more words


"Wings of Desertion" - Paris, Texas (1984) [FILM REVIEW]


The film was put together half a lifetime ago, its reputation as phantasmagoric as the medium, and yet I didn’t get around to watching it until a few days ago.  2,054 more words


Song of The Day: Jay Reatard - I Know A Place

Quite possibly my favorite Jay track, and the flip of the single, a cover of The Go-Between’s, Don’t Let Him Come Back, is equally fantastic. The fact that this fan vid uses clips from birthday boy, Harry Dean Stanton’s, role in Paris, Texas, just gives me a good reason to add it to the Song of The Day rotation.


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A Most Violent Year (dir. JC Chandor, 2014)

Nothing tickles my fancy more than a good film that puts a noble man on the verge of moral corruption on center stage. 1,020 more words

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