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Seconds (1966)

“The years I’ve spent trying to get all the things I was told were important – that I was supposed to want. Things! Not people, or meaning, just things.” I’m a big fan of The Twilight Zone, and I’ve always been … Continue reading

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Chinatown (1974)

“Can you believe it? We’re in the middle of a drought, and the water commissioner drowns. Only in L.A.” I’ve put off writing about Chinatown for a couple of days now. Roman Polanski’s neo-noir mystery, often hailed as a masterpiece, was a … Continue reading

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High School (1968)

“This school is miserable. It’s cloistered, secluded -it’s completely sheltered from everything that’s going on in the world, and I think it’s wrong. It has to be changed.” I was fortunate enough to attend a progressive, high-performing high school with … Continue reading

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