Tag Archives: childhood

Moonrise Kingdom

This movie takes everything that is great about Anderson movies, and puts it into the hands of children, lovely, beautiful, violent, and horrible children. These children are all on an island. That is fantastic. Put everybody on an island with … Continue reading

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Super 8

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The Girl Who Played With Fire

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Yesterday. Today. Now.

Years ago, many many many years ago, a friend of mine lost his father around St. Patrick’s Day. It was an odd thing to see a friend lose his father and mourn and become a different person in front of … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

The turquoise pool rose up to meet us, its slide a silver afterthought down which we plunged, screaming, into a mirage of bubbles. We did not exist beyond the gaze of a boy. Shaking water off our limbs, we lifted … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

Dear, sweet, unforgettable childhood! Why does this irrevocable time, forever departed, seem brighter, more festive and richer than it actually was? —Anton Chekhov/The Bishop

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