Category Archives: Cinephilia

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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The “Pied Piper” as allegory in The Sweet Hereafter

Atom Egoyan’s film adaptation of Russell Bank’s novel The Sweet Hereafter uses the poem “The Pied Piper of Hamelin” by Robert Browning as an allegorical device to make comparisons between the lives of the town’s children in the film (most … Continue reading

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