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Adam Driver is Lucky

A few years ago when Jim Jarmusch called, Adam Driver, was ready to go even before he’d read the script. That was the measure of his regard for the cult Indie film director.  The film Paterson about a bus driver who writes poetry was universally loved. And the bus driver was as unlikely a sex symbol, as the ex-Marine himself. And yet, Driver is compelling in Paterson as the common man facing everyday challenges with…

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Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?

Sometimes I wonder. A friend of mine arrived recently from the USA with a wrist watch telephone. I said that it reminded me of Dick Tracy, the popular old comic strip which became a movie starring Warren Beatty in the early 1990s. My friend looked at me as if he were a dog, I’d just showed a card trick. Who is Dick Tracy? Who indeed? The very idea that the wrist, the traditional 20th-century place…

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The Evil Empire: Deconstructing the New York Yankees

Y! A! N! K! E! E! S! Here come the Yankees They’re gonna learn to fear the Yankees Everyone knows they play to win, cause They’re the New York Yankees Yankees fight song ———— It’s official. And it is just as I have always thought. The New York Yankees are evil. Call it how you see it. When it comes to baseball fans, there are two types: those who love the Yankees and everybody else.…

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