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The Sunday Intertitle: Three Doug Night

Watching three Douglas Fairbanks movies in fairly quick succession (though not, qua the title of this piece, in one night) they tend to blur together. 786 more words


One Art


The art of losing isn’t hard to master;

so many things seem filled with the intent

to be lost that their loss is no disaster.

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The Art of Boozing

Arriving back in Adelaide Saturday before last, having flown for nearly 24 hours, what I should have done is have a quiet week: give myself time to get over the jet lag and the exertions of a month of socialising with friends and family in Ireland and England. 408 more words


Mill Creek Musings: Reaching for the Moon (1930)

Larry Day (Douglas Fairbanks) is the big man on Wall Street: successful, smart and very influential. He is known as “a modern financial wizard.”

Having spent so much time and energy focusing on his career, Larry is not very skilled in the ways of romance. 457 more words


NZIFF begins! Five films to check out

The seasonal gods having rammed home the point that it’s well and truly winter, we can once again cheer up in the face of the expertly-curated New Zealand International Film Festival which kicks off in Auckland this week, before making its annual expedition around the country. 583 more words

Film Comment

Movie Quote of the Day - Reaching For The Moon, 2013 (dir. Bruno Barreto)

Elizabeth Bishop: Lota! The New Yorker wants me to write poems for them on a regular basis.
Lota de Macedo Soares: Wow! That’s fantastic, don’t they pay really well too?

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