Category Archives: Cinephilia

Who can define the mystery?

I have to go back decades to describe something that intrigued me. I was watching a class of very fine dancers rehearse for a performance they were to give a few days later. I was in heaven. They were all … Continue reading

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The “Pied Piper” as allegory in The Sweet Hereafter

I’ve been a fan of Atom Egoyan’s movies for years, especially Exotica (1994) and The Sweet Hereafter (1997). The Sweet Hereafter is an adaptation of Russell Bank’s novel. The film uses the poem “The Pied Piper of Hamelin” by Robert … Continue reading

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Sound Advice has left the building…

Sound Advice, an audio and video retail fixture in South Florida, is dead — again. The Boca Raton store of the current incarnation closed in early 2017; Pinecrest was shuttered around the middle of October 2017; the last remaining store … Continue reading

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