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The American Friend (1977)

Directed by Wim Wenders

The American Friend is an arthouse take on the fish out of water criminal story, if that’s a thing.  It seems like it is.  2,029 more words

You're worn with every face

“Haunt” by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Wordless Wednesday


U.S. Regions on Film and TV


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Section Two: Nations

Redemption in Paris, Texas

Our conflicted and silent protagonist Travis (Harry Dean Stanton) emerges from the desert like a mirage. Dressed in an old suit that hangs loose on him and a red trucker hat, an outfit only Stanton could don with such earnest, he reenters civilization in a trance. 627 more words

Paris, Texas (1984)

“And for the first time, he wished he were far away. Lost in a deep, vast country where nobody knew him. Somewhere without language or streets. 588 more words


I'd rather go to Paris, Texas, than Paris, France, anyway

There’s a commercial from the folks at Signet Jewelers that has been making its rounds lately, and it features a young couple—the woman is blindfolded and wearing a necklace from what I assume is Signet’s Interwoven jewelry line—throwing a dart at a map to decide where to go on a trip. 317 more words